Social Justice

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“Building a future of freedom requires love of the common good and cooperation in a spirit of subsidiarity and solidarity.”
– Pope Francis

JUSTICE IS ABOUT RIGHT RELATIONSHIPS

We seek to serve and be served. In Matthew 25, we find examples of opportunities to be involved in wholesome mutual relationships. In fact, Christ emphatically states where we are to find him. It is important to notice that this passage directly follows the parable of the talents. As we develop and share our God-given gifts and talents, we are transformed in our efforts to seek change with others.

“Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take as your heritage
the kingdom prepared for you since the foundation of the world.
For I was hungry, and you gave me food,
I was thirsty and you gave me drink,
I was a stranger and you made me welcome,
lacking clothes and you clothed me,
sick and you visited me,
in prison and you came to see me.”

Matthew 25, 34-36

Upcoming Events

Mass

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until 03/30/2020

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Circle of Contemplation

December 15 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until 03/16/2020

Every month a circle of Wheaton Franciscans gathers to sit in silence as we meditate together.  Through this simple act of faith, our intention is to bless the world that we may all be instruments of peace, transformation, hope, and healing. To join the monthly email reminder list or if you have any questions, email Sr. Diane Przyborowski at diprzy@sbcglobal.net.

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December 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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News, Articles and Resources

Restorative Justice

April 2nd, 2019|

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International Solidarity Days – April 2019

March 27th, 2019|

April 4—International Day of Landmine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action Each year April 4th is a day to raise awareness of the persistent danger of landmines and the progress made towards complete elimination of their production and use.  Even in areas where armed conflicts have been resolved, hundreds of innocent people continue to be [...]

Lenten Practices: 40 Days; 40 Ways

March 1st, 2019|

Please find attached here a new resource for lent: 40 Days; 40 Ways: A Guide to a Green Lent by Dianne Scheper. The guide is designed to provide a green environmental context for you to consider this Lent. Despite its title, “40 Days; 40 Ways” is not fashioned as a daily devotional. Dianne describes it as "a [...]

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