She Is on the Margins – Highlights of the National Chapter

Donna Hollis, OFS, is the 2021 recipient of the National Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Award presented at the National Chapter. ... Carolyn Townes, OFS, JPIC animator, introduced Hollis as a Franciscan living out her call. “She is on the margins, at the border, taking care of those who have nowhere to lay their heads at night,” Townes said. “She does not judge or question why – only, what can I do to help? How can I love you and care for you – one human being to another? One child of God to another child of God.” [...]

2022-09-30T08:11:20-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: From the Newsletter, JPIC, National Chapter|0 Comments

Season of Creation Begins

It is that time again. September 1st is World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. It marks the first day of the Season of Creation.  Attached please find the Franciscan Season of Caring for Creation. Also attached is the 2021-SOC-Full-Guide for this year.  This year, the theme of the season is “A Home for All? Renewing the Oikos of God.”  In Genesis God set a dome over the Earth. The word ”dome“ is where we get words such as ‘domicile’ and ’domestic’ — in other words, God puts us all is — all people, all life — under the same . . .

2022-05-13T20:33:39-04:00August 29th, 2021|Categories: JPIC, New Resource|0 Comments
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