Nonviolence . . . Human trafficking . . . Women . . . . The elderly . . . Immigrants' rights . . . Housing. . . Children . . . Prisoners' rights . . . Health care . . . World Hunger . . . Globalization, as it affects Latin America . . . Care of the earth . . . Seamless ethic of life

Note: The ideas and opinions expressed in this blog are solely those of the author's and should not be ascribed to the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes or its members.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Sisters offended by ‘41’ billboard

On Aug. 19, the Fond du Lac Reporter published an article about a billboard that appears along Interstate 41 in Oshkosh noting that the content of the sign is unusual for this stretch of highway. The billboard depicts Mount Rushmore, but not with images of our founding fathers. Instead, Mao Zedong, Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin are portrayed next to President Barack Obama. The tagline reads, “My real father’s dream. Search it” and invites passersby to visit the website Read more.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

STOP Trafficking

The August issue focuses on the Trafficking in Person Report from the State Department. It also has information about trafficking in the extractive industry and in armed conflict situations. Finally, Amnesty International, in its most recent meeting, adopted a resolution supporting the decriminalization of sex-work. Read in this issue WHY some anti-human trafficking advocates consider this decision to be a MISTAKE.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Clean Power Plan

Members of Congress are trying to halt a national carbon standard. Tell them where you stand.  
A national carbon standard for power plants will help mitigate climate change. The U.S. bishops support a national carbon standard. Click here and encourage your legislators to do the right thing.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Associates, Sisters and friends of the Sisters of St. Agnes commemorated the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at their motherhouse. The prayer service included floating lighted tea lights into the Peace Pond, readings, signing a a petition to

Click here to see the video

Here are some photos.