Break Forth: Social Justice Lenten Series Unites Voices from Jesuit Network
Feb. 11, 2018 - During the 2018 Lenten season, the Ignatian Solidarity Network will bring together more than 40 contributors from the national Jesuit network for a Lenten series titled “Break Forth,” exploring a response to systemic injustice from a Catholic perspective.
Hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network, the blog will feature reflections from February 14 (Ash Wednesday) through April 2 (Easter Monday). Uniting individuals engaged in work for immigration advocacy, racial equality, criminal justice reform, alleviation of poverty, and environmental justice, “Break Forth” will offer reflections through the lens of daily readings and Ignatian spirituality.
Contributors to the 2018 series include Jesuit priests, religious sisters, students and alumni of Jesuit institutions, community advocates, grassroots organizers, professors, authors, and social ministry leaders.
Featured writers include:
Sr. Patricia Chappell, executive director, Pax Christi USA
Cecilia González-Andrieu, professor of theology, Loyola Marymount University
José Cabrera, Xavier University student, DACA recipient, and immigration activist
August 3, 2018 - St. Matthew the Apostle Parish in St. Louis gained a new leadership team on Sunday, July 29, when Provincial Ronald A. Mercier missioned Cheryl Archibald as parish life coordinator and Fr. Kevin Cullen, SJ, as pastoral associate.