Peace and Justice

2018 Prophet of Peace
Posted on February 10, 2018
Benedictines seek God with a single-hearted faith according to the vision of Benedict and Scholastica. We witness to the scriptures and strive to be women of compassion who take responsibility for local and global...
A Message for Labor Day
Posted on September 1, 2013
Recently I had the opportunity to see the movie, The Butler. During the same week I read about Bishop Stephen Blaire (Stockton, California) and his presentation at a Senate hearing about the need for fair wages for all...
Imagine . . .
Posted on June 14, 2013
Imagine all the people Living life in peace… Imagine no possessions I wonder if you can No need for greed or hunger… Imagine all the people Sharing all the world… You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the...
Prayer on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Posted on September 12, 2011
Sister Anne offered this closing prayer at the city-wide service sponsored by Inter-Church Ministries of Erie County on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11: God of grace and mercy, God of beginnings and endings, May we...
Thoughts from the Prioress on the Prophet of Peace Award
Posted on August 8, 2011
This is what God requires of you: Only to do right — to act justly; to love goodness — to love tenderly; and to walk humbly with your God. (Micah 6:8) The reading from the prophet Micah has put before us words...