Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation

 “We suffer the pain of our peoples. With them, and from this depth, we enter into the Open Heart of Christ, the wellspring that satisfies our thirst.  JPIC Image, by Ana Morales rscjClick on the photo for a brief explanation.  From our contemplation of the Pierced Heart of Jesus in the heart of wounded humanity flows the desire to commit ourselves with greater passion and compassionto justice, peace and integrity of creation.”                                                                                                           General Chapter 2008 Click here to access the new JPIC website. Transforming RelationshipsAiming to promote a common, yet multifaceted perspective on JPIC, we use the term “Transforming Relationships” to express this dynamic view that flows from relationship, through compassion, to transformation.  This section contains lived experiences of “Transforming Relationships.” A Focus for Transforming Relationships:  Care for the Earth, Our Common HomeEarth, our common home, “now cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on her by our irresponsible use and abuse of the goods with which God has endowed her” (Laudato Si, 2).  Addressing the climate crisis is a critical part of caring for this our common home.  In this section, we share concrete calls and action taken, as well as prayers, reflections, and insights. JPIC News and UpdatesThe JPIC International Coordinator and the International JPIC Coordinating Committee (JPIC CoCo) post news, information, and updates here to keep the Sacred Heart Family abreast on JPIC concerns and matters. Provinces and regions, Sacred Heart institutions, RSCJs and mission partners are invited to send JPIC-related news, information, and resources to Anne Corry rscj (jpic@rscjroma.orgJPIC Resources and Links“The pursuit of justice, peace and integrity of creation permeates all aspects of our lives. We want to include these in the criteria we use for discerning our relationships, ministries and commitments. In so doing, all our choices will be marked by Gospel values” (General Chapter 2008).  In this section, we share resources and links that may help us in our reflection and discernment.   “We can learn only from His Heart how to look at the world,to listen humbly to what He tells us about the realities of the world…” Concha Camacho rscj                         Letter to the Society                         21 November 1974