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The Passionist JPIC Desk promotes and communicates the ministries of social service, advocacy, and international solidarity for the North American Passionist communities. It provides education in Passionist Spirituality and furnishes resources on issues of social and environmental suffering.

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Passion for Justice - March 1, 2013

The Amazon: A Global Treasure

The Amazon: A Global Treasure The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest and most biodiverse tropical rainforest, covering an area larger than the continental United States. It houses one-third of the Earth’s plant and animal species and produces one-fifth of all its fresh water.  Like all rainforests, it helps regulate the global climate and is ... Read more

Lectionary Reflections - March 1, 2013

Protect our Coast from Oil Spills

PROTECT OUR COAST FROM OIL SPILLS In mid-February 50,000 people from all over the country gathered in Washington DC to challenge our government to halt the building of the Tar Sands Pipeline. This monumental structure is conceived to stretch the length of the country and through part of Canada, harming the environment in many ways, ... Read more

Lectionary Reflections,Passion for Justice - March 1, 2013

Lenten Reflections

Lenten Reflections written by Joe Grant, JustFaith Program Staff But whenever you pray, go into your room and shut the door…  Matthew 6:6   When I would go to my listening place, closing the door to be alone in the quiet, the whole world would come knocking, banging to be let in.   The more I ... Read more

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We have all been demoralized by the recent gun violence.  Add your voice to Mayors Against Still Legal Guns (www.mayorsagainstillegalguns.org ) to demand a plan to ban the sale of dangerous assault weapons and end gun violence.  Until Washington acts, murders like those in Wisconsin and Connecticut, committed by people firing weapons that no civilian needs will never end.

Call for your church leaders to speak publically about how we can end our culture of violence.  Let members of congress hear you speak clearly about desiring an end to gun violence.    http://www.DemandAPlan.org/Webster