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Healing the World

Dominican Literacy Center
Responds to Call for Citizenship Education

“You shall treat the alien who resides with you no differently than the natives born among you: …love the alien as yourself: for you too were once aliens…” –Leviticus 19:33-34 Fear and anxiety have risen throughout immigrant communities in the U.S. under the current administration. The president’s January 25, 2017, executive order, commonly called “the …

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Teaching Earth’s Healing Power:
Sister Sharon Zayac, OP

This article by Sister Sharon Zayac, OP, was first published in JUST Words, in 2008. As preachers, the first thing we acknowledge is that we do not heal Earth. We do not have the power, the breadth of knowledge, nor often the will. Earth is actually self-healing, just as she is self-educating, self-nourishing, and self-governing. …

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Sister Sharon Zayac, OP
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Video: Billy and Sister Samuella

One Dominican Sister, One First Grader, One Life-changing Relationship   An Update on Jesuit Student Billy Menor & His Relationship with Sister Samuella Volk, OP Now he’s studying philosophy and sociology at St. Louis University, but in the spring of 2016 Billy Menor was on a cross-country pilgrimage with only $35 in his pocket. He …

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