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Sister Sharon Zayac, OP

What is Integral Ecology?

We offer you two videos for this month’s reflection. Essential to understanding the premise behind the global initiative of the Laudato Si’ Action Platform is the concept of Integral Ecology. It is not a new concept, but it is a new term for many. The first link is to a 5-minute video that shows clearly …

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panoramic view of the green meadows at Jubilee Farm

Call & Response: The Ecological Crisis and Changing Your Heart

This article originally appeared in the JUST Words Summer Edition. Call by Tommy Walsh In recent years, debate over the environment has become a major factor in modern society. Between environmental recovery plans and seemingly never-ending arguments over climate change, some Americans have taken steps to do their part in the fight to save our …

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Jubilee Farm
Singing in Tune
with Earth’s Rhythms

Just slightly under six miles due west from the motherhouse of the Springfield Dominicans lies just slightly more than 109 acres of rolling hills, creeks, ponds, and stands of oak and walnut. Jubilee Farm was purchased by the sisters in the spring of 1999 as a commitment to honor one of the injunctions of the …

Jubilee Farm
Singing in Tune
with Earth’s Rhythms
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Our Work: Protect, Console,
Break Fear of Oppressors

Preaching at Evening Prayer, December 8, 2019 Isaiah 11:1-9 (Inclusive Hebrew Bible, abridged) Then a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse; from Jesse’s roots, a branch will  blossom: the Spirit of the Most High will rest on you – a spirit of wisdom and understanding, a spirit of counsel and strength, a spirit …

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Break Fear of Oppressors
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