“This international gathering of justice, peace and the integrity of creation has begun – listening to the heartbeat of God in our world, in each other and in the beauty of this place.”
JPIC News and Updates
The JPIC Meeting participants arrive at the CM Spirituality Center.
The webpage dedicated to the coverage of the International JPIC Meeting is now available.
On Sunday, 14th of October, martyr Oscar Romero, will be canonized. Here is a video produced by the Latin American and Caribbean Confederation of Religious (CLAR).
The JPIC and UN-NGO logos are designed to represent the work of JPIC in the Society of the Sacred Heart, in our congregation, and at the UN. They match each other with some symbols but they also retain their uniqueness.
As we respond to our Call to Be and Act as One Body, our contribution to the global achievement of the SDGs becomes more effective. Let us recommit to working together for world peace, justice, and human dignity for all by bringing to this international forum our national and local experiences.
This issue highlights some recent visits and participation in events of the UN-NGO and the International JPIC Service. Several of these events focus on some efforts of the Society of the Sacred Heart to help raise awareness and prevent human trafficking.
March 22 is World Day of Water.
The Society of the Sacred Heart is a co-sponsor of this conference; and our UN-NGO Representative, Sheila Smith rscj, is on the panel.
Pope Francis has launched a special Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace for war-torn nations, in particular for the Democratic Republic of Congo and for South Sudan that are suffering protracted conflict.