Climate Change Panel: Education Needed

Our recent series of three conversations on climate change concluded May 29 with a discussion in which panelists agreed that the biggest barrier to lowering U.S. carbon emissions is the lack of perceived urgency among the public and unhelpful political rhetoric....

Climate Change: Values and Science Call Us to Action

Responding to climate change makes sense both from our Catholic values and from a scientific viewpoint, expert speakers said recently. Over the last few weeks, the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi has been holding a community conversation on climate change,...

Justice Movie Nights & Potluck!

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace One thing is true about Jesus is that he was never far from food.  In fact, he brings the party when other options have failed—turning water into wine and a few loaves and fishes into a bounty to feed the multitudes. ...

Waiting in Vain

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace Our culture pays so much attention on the gentle scene in Bethlehem of 2,000 years ago.  Jesus was born in desperate circumstances, but it is easy to let that noise settle into the background and focus on the intimate...
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