Meeting Reports –
SM Christelle – twenty six base congregations have collaborated in being “Voice Buffalo” working on prison reform. A November 6 meeting will focus on restorative justice especially for teenagers. It will present a workshop on peaceful conflict resolution.
SM Jeanine – Project Irene held a meeting to continue work on political issues affecting women and children.
SM Agnieszka – met a Ukrainian man at a demonstration against the Russian invasion of Ukraine who told her the truth of the situation is not being conveyed. Russians are burning people alive in busses. Churches in the Ukraine continue to come together in prayer for the help.
S Dorothy – S Dorothy and several volunteers go monthly to Guadalupe Home for pregnant, homeless women to conduct a spiritual reflection evening with the women while the volunteers babysit the children.
Illinois (SM Jeanine) – Petitions for JPIC dates are read
Prayer services are put out for JPIC days
S Jeanine did a presentation on the International Day of Peace and an update on ISIL
S Kathleen sends Action alerts for Project Irene re.: JPIC issue on women and children in IL legislature
S Carole Mary does bimonthly presentations to the elder sisters on JPIC issues that are in the province update and encourages sisters to do the action alerts.