Office of Peace, Justice & Integrity of Creation
Mission Statement of OPJIC:
The mission of the Office of Peace, Justice & Integrity of Creation is to move the work of justice through education, advocacy and action rooted in our Sisters of Charity charism which calls us to be agents of change.
Advent Prayer Tree
This Advent and Christmas season, pray for our sisters and brothers all over the world. The Office of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation is introducing its Prayer Tree! Everyone is welcome to choose a tag on this “virtual” tree and remember our sisters and brothers who need prayers. To view the tree ...
Water With Blessings
OPJIC’s Water With Blessings project officially got underway on Wednesday, Oct. 2 with a training of the Water Women in Mexico. The Office of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation and SC Family are partnering with mothers, empowering and equipping them to bring clean water to their families and neighbors. To learn more about the project …
Santo Niño Project
OPJIC Director Debbie Weber recently visited our Sisters living and ministering at the Texas/Mexico border. Debbie had the opportunity to spend some time at the Santo Niño Project in Anapra, Mexico, a ministry started by Sisters Peggy Deneweth, Ann Dorenbusch, Janet Gildea and Carol Wirtz in 2002 for poor children with special needs and their families. To learn more about the Santo Niño Project, visit http://proyectosantonino.org/. (Posted October 2013)
Visit to Guatemala
Debbie Weber, OPJIC coordinator and SC Associate, and her husband, Jim, recently spent 10 days in Guatemala with S. Sarah Mulligan. From photographing the annual community run or designing certificates and posters to assisting with a dental health training or spending time with S. Sarah, Debbie had a wonderful time reuniting with friends and building new relationships. (Posted June 2013)