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IWF and St. Louis Catholic Sisters host billboard project affirming racial justice
Incarnate Word Foundation is pleased to sponsor billboards across the St. Louis area which host a message from the St. Louis Catholic Sisters. Calling for racial justice and requesting prayer to end hatred and violence, the Congregations affirming this message are: Sisters of Mercy Sisters of the Most Precious Blood, O’Fallon Franciscan Sisters of Mary…
IWF calls for prayers and solidarity to end violence and racism
Incarnate Word Foundation stands with the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, our founding Congregation, and with Catholic leaders throughout our country to decry personal and systemic racism. Our mission is “to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, the Incarnate Word.” We are founded on the belief that God is present and alive in every…
St. Louis Catholic Youth Summit explores Social Media: You Did What?!
Here’s the problem with bullying. When we hear a kid yelling somebody and calling somebody a name repeatedly, we can document that. When we see somebody physically fighting in a hallway or on a bus or on school grounds, we can see that happen. The part that we don’t see happen is the rumors behind…
Race for Reconciliation
The Race For Reconciliation at Tower Grove Park took off on Saturday, September 30. This was the second annual race sponsored by St. Louis Reconciliation Network (STLRN), RECON Community Partner. The Mission of STLRN is “to heal the broken race relations of the St. Louis region by harnessing the potential collective power of its diverse…
Confronting the Sin of Racism
Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio, and chairman of the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, was scheduled to deliver a special presentation in St. Louis on March 22, 2018 entitled: ‘The Church as a Consistent Voice to Eradicate Racism.’ He was unable to attend, due to health concerns. The Diocese…
St. Louis Catholics Called To Reconciliation and Healing
On August 17, 2018, the Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, hosted a Listening Session at the Richard Al Chaifetz School of Business at St. Louis University. “Listening, Learning, Leaning on God: Stories of Brokenness with a Call to Reconciliation and Change,” marked the first of many such sessions planed for Catholic…
Nicole Hudson on “Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis” RECON’s Summer 2018 Event
Nicole Hudson, Deputy Mayor for Racial Equity and Priority Initiatives for the City of St. Louis, addressed the June 13, 2018 RECON event with her thoughts on Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis. Her remarks began with a brief history of her parents’ careers, including their trailblazing academic achievements. “They did…
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