Resources

Adapted from retreat offered by Mercy International Reflection Group at Mercy Center, St. Louis
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Spending three weeks over the 2019 holiday season in the El Paso/Juárez area has strengthened my resolve to share widely about what is happening at our southern border.
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An easy guide from the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas for prayerfully eating less meat during Lent 2020.
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Laudato Si Generation, a movement formed at the 2019 World Youth Day, is calling on students and adults to join in the Global Climate Strike in response to the climate crisis. The strike is being called for a Friday every other month.
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Resources to explore why people are seeking refuge and how a long history of European colonization and U.S. intervention in Latin America have shaped the conditions from which people are fleeing.
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Sisters of Mercy participate in national coalitions engaged in advocacy related to U.S. immigration and refugee policy. Explore our immigration partner organizations and immigrant-led organizations to see how you can get involved in the movement for comp
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Today we have come together to learn, explore, and reflect on the roots of racism in our world. Some of you may already be familiar with the material that will be presented, while for others this may be new information. It is hoped that for all of us, t
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The Mercy community is taking to hear Pope Francis' call to "ecological citizenship" through changes in lifestyle and policies that exemplify its Critical Concern for Earth and sustainability of life.
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The need for volunteers at the border is critical, see how you can get involved.
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The following are some films and books that feature immigration issues and can be used to foster conversations with friends, family, co-workers, parishioners and others about just and humane immigration reform. Related discussion guides are available for
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The Washington, D.C.,-based interfaith working group on energy and the environment summarized the regional impacts of climate change included in the National Climate Assessment report released in fall 2018.
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Literature has often spoken of dreams. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. eloquently shared his dream in his famous speech at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963; Langston Hughes in his poem, “A Dream Deferred” asks what happens to a dream deferred?
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The Washington, D.C.,-based interfaith working group on energy and the environment produced this simple summary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 2018 report that makes clear the urgency of addressing climate change.
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Four sample letters are available to customize before sending to the editor
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Article from Viva Mercy on actions of solidarity that include accompanying immigrants to ICE appointments, organizing sanctuary in a number of ways, learning about root causes of migration, political and community advocacy, and direct legal support.
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These are resources to assist those who are accompanying immigrants and refugees. They include information regarding emergency response to raids, tools for knowing your rights, court accompaniment, the #DefundHate campaign and the sanctuary movement.
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The Institute Leadership Team of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas endorse this appeal to the Catholic Church to commit to nonviolence.
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Join the Sisters of Mercy in praying daily for candidates, their supporters and voters across the political spectrum.
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Although dated, this document provides thoughtful connections between immigration, poverty, racism, the Earth, women and non-violence.
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The call to solidarity with immigrants, migrants, refugees, and all diverse peoples in our midst is the fruit of conversion and communion in Christ.
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