Politics, Apathy and Advocacy

By Sheila Read, Justice & Peace SpecialistFor many years, I was a news junkie who was deeply immersed in politics. As a former journalist on Capitol Hill, I had to be. But I also longed for a better world, and thought that politics could bring that about. What...

Feeding the Multitudes for Dummies

A Little Goes a Long Way (part of the series on Faithful Citizenship) By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace I often feel like I am trying to feed 5,000 with only a few loaves and fish whenever I bring my faith into the political sphere. What could my one...

Students write Legislators at annual TFS Justice Fair

As part of The Franciscan School’s annual Justice Fair on June 8th, Director of Pastoral Ministries Trevor Thompson and Coordinator of Justice and Peace Bonnie Angel offered a workshop to sixth and seventh graders on “Doing Justice through Advocacy.”  As part of the...
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