Please click here to find a Joint Public Statement issued by the Dominican Sisters Conference and the North American Promoters of Justice, and links to additional public statements, Denouncing President Donald Trump’s Ban of Immigrants. The response can also be found on the DSC Facebook Page. Please share with others.
Las Casas: Dominicans in Ministry with Native Americans, Inc. has monies available for grants through the generosity of our Dominican congregations/provinces and other donors. Applications are available on the website: http://domlife.org/lascasas/grants-scholarships/. Completed grant requests must be received by March 1, 2017. See more details on the website.
July 18, 2016—“As Cleveland, Ohio prepares to welcome thousands of attendees to the Republican National Convention (RNC), the Dominican Sisters of Peace, in collaboration with the Cleveland Collaborative against Human Trafficking, actively supported efforts to prevent sexual exploitation and rescue victims of human trafficking during the Second S.O.A.P Up the R.N.C.” Read article
Ten communities of Midwest Catholic Sisters are calling on citizens, President Barack Obama, and federal, state, and local politicians to work together to welcome refugees and are launching a public awareness campaign to make sure potential candidates and voters remember this critical issue when they head to the polls in November.
The United Nations declared June 20 World Refugee Day. In observance of this, a Madison prayer service was held at the Capitol, and a Dubuque prayer service was held on the corner of JFK and Pennsylvania. The public was invited to join Catholic Sisters in praying for refugees and for political leaders.