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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…
On August 19, 2019, IWF’s Catholic Leadership Collaborative hosted approximately 30 leaders from St. Louis Catholic parishes, institutions, organizations, and Archdiocesan Offices gathered at Incarnate Word Academy in Bel Nor to address the question: How do we, as Catholic Leaders, lead through the sex abuse scandal?” Patrick and Sue Lauber Fleming, psychotherapists who have worked…
A Candid Conversation with Brittany Packnett took place on June 13, 2019 at the Ethical Society of St. Louis. Ms. Packnett’s extensive background, and her perspective as a St. Louis native, alum of Washington University, and member of the Ferguson Commission brought insight, challenges and encouragement to the attendees. The conversation, hosted by Women’s Voices…
Period Poverty Initiatives Address Long-Needed St. Louis Area Issues A global health issue is being addressed in a very local way, beginning with the work of SLU professor Anne Kuhlmann and a study funded by Incarnate Word Foundation. Dr. Kuhlmann examined how low-income people with periods in the St. Louis area get hygiene supplies and…
“Collaboration is a key ingredient to the most effective and creative ministries. Across the whole of my life I’ve seen that. The importance of baptism and its rights and responsibilities, that is the tie that binds us.” – Kerry Robinson IWF’s Catholic Leadership Collaborative initiative seeks to support and enhance the work of Catholic lay…
“Networking” is a tired cliché that describes an essential though often-avoided part of organizational life. Among those involved in nonprofit or ministerial work, networking may result in stretching already scarce resources wider to serve a cause. Not to mention the personal toll on time and energy that such gatherings can take. We may find refuge…
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