Archive for February, 2016
Much of the chocolate that finds its way into our shops and homes is made with cocoa from Cote d’Ivoire plantations that use trafficked children. They are kidnapped or their families are tricked, forced to work in the cocoa plantations from an early age, for long hours, in dangerous working conditions, without any possibility of […]
Maryknoll, House of Prayer, is a place of peace and tranquility in Blackmans Bay, Tasmania. Find out about a directed retreat and individual days of reflection at Maryknoll – download their retreat calendar for the first half of 2016.
Pope Francis has implored us to prepare for Easter by practicing the works of mercy. This year’s Lenten Carbon Fast Calendar will act as our guide to spreading mercy to both people and the planet, in order to protect and preserve God’s creation. We thank the Social Justice Committee from CLRI for this great resource. […]
The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the International Union of Superiors General has designated February 8 as an annual day of prayer and awareness against human trafficking. February 8 is the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, who was kidnapped as a child and sold into slavery in Sudan and Italy. Once Josephine […]