Volume 1, Issue 2 is now available. Our theme for this quarter is MIGRATION.
JPIC News and Updates
On September 21, at 12 noon (in each of our time zones), let us practice ESPACIO (a time of silence) for PEACE.
Let us pray together for all those in our world who are suffering from climate disasters, conflict, hunger, and violence.
Seven RSCJs in Rome from the communities of probation, the Villa Lante, and the Mother House participated in "Rome Half Marathon VIA PACIS" on 17th September 2017.
"Every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit, or destination for victims.... This year the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has chosen ‘act to protect and assist trafficked persons’ as the focus of the World Day."
Today we launch the joint newsletter of JPIC International and the UN-NGO.
Florence de la Villeon rscj (BFN) has commenced her role in the Migrants Project of the International Union Superiors General (UISG) in Rome.
"In 2017, may we dedicate ourselves prayerfully and actively to banishing violence from our hearts, words and deeds, and to becoming nonviolent people and to building nonviolent communities that care for our common home."
(Message of Pope Francis for January 1, World Day of Peace)
"We carry within us and place before God the hopes and sorrows of many persons and peoples.... And above all, we need to pray for peace, because peace is God’s gift, and it lies with us to plead for it, embrace it, and build it every day with God’s help." ~ Pope Francis
Sunday, January 17 is World Day of Migrants and Refugees.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
"God is not indifferent! God cares about [humankind]! God does not abandon us!" (Message of Pope Francis for the World Day of Peace on January 1, 2016)