“The connections between ecology, economics, and racism are key in understanding our charism and ministry as justice coordinators,” said Sr. Mary Ellen Gondeck after returning from a significant gathering of justice coordinators. This theme of the 2
nd Justice Coordinators of Women Religious convocation, “Which Roots Will We Water? Systemic Change and JPIC Ministry” set a serious tone.
Cynthia Moe-Lobeda was the keynote speaker focusing on Structural Evil and Climate Colonialism. Her book, RESISTING SYSTEMIC EVIL: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation provided the core of her message. She invited us to look at the impact of our lifestyle in the developed countries on our brothers and sisters in the underdeveloped countries.
Members of the Federation JPIC group joined about 140 Justice Promoters from LCWR religious congregations at a conference held at Techny Towers in Northbrook, IL March 5-7.