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Office of Peace, Justice and the Integrity of Creation, Advisory Board

Office of Peace, Justice and Care for Creation

OPJCC 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. All peace and justice issues are important to us and the following are several examples: active non-violence, anti-racism, Earth, human trafficking, immigration, political and church systems, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, and women.

The office works with several organizations including: Sisters of Charity Federation, North American Vincentian Family, Leadership Conference of Women Religious, Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center, Nuns on the Bus Ohio, and Mount St Joseph University.

Some of our efforts include: Water With Blessings, Prayer Trees, Earth Day Fair, Mary of Magdala Prayer Service, Congo Week, Take a Legislator to Prayer, Human Trafficking Symposium, ongoing collection of personal hygiene items for those who have been trafficked, and Welcome Baskets for refugees.

Mission Statement of OPJCC
The mission of the Office of Peace, Justice and Care for 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.

 

EarthConnection


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Located in Delhi Township, the EarthConnection building is available at reasonable rates for small and medium size groups planning days of reflection, seminars, office meetings and gatherings. VISIT THE WEBSITE.

PRIORITY ISSUES



Dr. Claver Pashi teaches at the National Pedagogy University in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to train future DRC leaders to be good stewards of the people when they are in a position of authority. The SCs have sponsored Dr. Pashi’s efforts in the DRC for several years. READ MORE



In 1985, Pax Christi USA offered its members a Vow of Nonviolence. It was composed by Eileen Egan and Fr. John Dear. The Vow can be pronounced privately, with a local peace community, as part of a parish liturgy, or any other way that suits you. Many profess the Vow each year as part of their New Year observance. READ MORE.


Welcome Baskets
...for our refugee sisters and brothers

Thank you to all who donated bedroom baskets, home baskets, cleaning bins and additional items for our new refugee neighbors. Your generosity has touched the lives of our sistesr and brothers who now call Cincinnati home. READ MORE.


Heifer Project International  


Together, we raised enough money to donate a heifer cow, a trio of rabbits and a flock of chicks to families in need! Giving an animal to a family is like giving someone a small business - providing wool, milk, eggs and more. Animals can provide families a hand up - increasing access to medicine, school, food and a sustainable livelihood. To learn more ...