“Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind regain their sight, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have the good news proclaimed to them.”
MATTHEW 11: 4-5
For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying: The voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord; make his paths straight.’
“Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come.”
As the UN Climate Conference reaches its final day in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Maryknoll Missioners from Latin America, Africa and Asia lift up the voices of those most affected by climate change in the Global South, demanding action from world leaders to save our common home.
Maryknoll Fr. Larry Lewis reflects on the life and death of Jesus on the cross, connecting with all our sufferings, hopes, fears and dreams.
Steve Veryser, a Maryknoll lay missioner in Tanzania, reflects on how the Scriptures relate to a student march at a school function: who are these signs for anyways?
Following the action goals of Laudato Si', Maryknoll Affiliates have compiled seven categories of resources to help you make progress: Respond to the Cry of the Earth; Respond to the Cry of the Poor; Ecological Economics; Adoption of Sustainable Lifestyles; Ecological Education; Ecological Spirituality; and Community Resilience and Empowerment.
Come pray, study, act with us.
Vol. 47, No. 6
A bi-monthly newsletter on international justice and peace issues.
The annual UN Climate Change Convention, which in years past yielded the Paris Climate Accords and Kyoto Protocol, will be held in Egypt from November 6 - 18. We hope for a human-centered approach that takes into account the marginalized.
Debbie Northern, a Maryknoll lay missioner in El Paso, Texas, reflects on the Christian call to seek justice for all who are oppressed.
Learn about the choices before us and ways to take action.