“We must love our neighbor
as being made in the image
of God and as an object of
His love.”

St. Vincent de Paul

 

Office of Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation

JPIC provides education, advocacy and action opportunities for our Sisters and Associates as well as the local, state, national and international community of our sisters and brothers. Currently, we have six Justice Circles, made up of Sisters and Associates, that focus on the following six topics: Poverty, Homelessness, and Food Insecurity; Earth Justice; Peace and Nonviolence; Antiracism; United Nations NGO Impact; and Immigration and Ending Human Trafficking. Click the Justice Circle Logo to learn more about our justice circles. If you would like to join our Justice Circles or would like more information, email Mackenzie Doyle at mackenzie.doyle@srcharitycinti.org.

Moreover, all peace and justice issues are important to us, such as the abolishment of the death penalty and gender equity, even if they do not currently have a Justice Circle devoted to that topic. Intersectionality is a key Grounding Value for the Justice Circles and for the Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation. Therefore, we recognize how all areas of justice intersect. Additionally, because we value existing partnerships and collaboration, we work with several organizations including: Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio, Ignite Peace, Leadership Conference of Women Religious, Metropolitan Area Religious Coalition of Cincinnati, Mount St. Joseph University, Ohio Sisters Justice Network, Sisters of Charity Federation and Vincentian Family of North America. Check out all of our Grounding Values by clicking the Justice Circle logo above.

JPIC Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Justice, Peace and the 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.

Justice Circles

Meet Our Justice Promoter

 

 

A Few of Our Social Justice Partners

 

Ignite Peace

Members of Ignite Peace educate and advocate for peace, challenge unjust local, national and global systems and promote the creation of a nonviolent society. The organization focuses on the death penalty, immigration, human trafficking and peace and nonviolence.

Ignite Peace

 

St. Vincent de Paul Society

The organization provides 11 neighborhood-based food pantries and emergency food closets; a Charitable Pharmacy (the only assistance pharmacy in Southwest Ohio dedicated to providing free medication);rent and utility assistance to prevent homelessness; access to clothing, furniture, and household items via seven thrift stores; and beds and other basic needs otherwise not available to those struggling with poverty.

St. Vincent de Paul Society

 


 

Mackenzie Doyle, Justice Promoter
Mackenzie.Doyle@srcharitycinti.org
office: 513-347-1410
Motherhouse Room 227

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Living Lent

How do you live Lent wholeheartedly? On Ash Wednesday we heard Joel 2:12, “Even now, return to me with your whole heart.” Throughout each week of Lent, a Sister of Charity will share how she hopes to live Lent wholeheartedly. We hope her words will touch your heart. View here.