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September 8, 2008

Ways to Engage on September 21
International Day of Prayer for Peace

prayer for peaceFOREST PARK, IL -- September 8, 2008-- The Dominican Justice promoters and DLC Communicators encourage you to participate in the International Day of Prayer for Peace, September 21st and join Dominicans around the world. Lots of ideas and resources are available. This year, join those who will make origami doves and cranes. READ MORE

Violence Escalates in Orissa
International Dominican Justice Promoters Urge Support
for Christians Persecuted in India


SANTA SABINA -- September 8, 2008 -- Violence against Christians in the Orissa area of India has reached a boiling point. In a 72-hour period over 114 major acts of violence were reported. Prakash Lohale, OP and Toni Harris, OP, international co-promoters of justice and peace are urging Dominicans to devote some time to prayer for peace. MORE

Adrian Dominicans
New Literacy Center Opens

ADRIAN MI -- September 8, 2008 The Adrian Dominican Sisters recently opened a new educational venture: the Adrian Rea Literacy Center for adults. This center offers free one-to-one tutoring for adults 18 years and older who wish to learn to read, write, do basic math, or improve these skills. READ MORE

Racine Dominicans
A Unique Way to Celebrate Jubilee

RACINE, WI - September 8, 2008-- Knowing their family and friends may want to do something special to honor their jubilee, 19 Racine Dominicans celebrating special anniversaries this year made a unique request. They invited people to contribute to the Water for Peace project sponsored by the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project and the Muslim Peacemaker Teams. The project helps supply schools and hospitals in Iraq with clean drinking water.READ MORE

New Feature

Saint of the Day Link Now Available
Looking for a quick and easy way to celebrate the Saints? Use the link on the right sidebar to know whose who and what's what every day of the year. Just click on the Saint's name for more information.

Frozen RiverFaith and Film
Frozen River

Two days before Christmas in rural upstate New York, Ray Eddy’s husband has left her in an impossible situation—not only is he gone, but he has gambled away all of the family’s meager savings. Then she meets someone with an idea that changes everything. Read Tom Condon's Review

Be sure to read Margaret Mayce's first briefing as the new NGO Representative to the United Nations/New York.

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Pope Benedict XVI calls for 'effective political response' to immigration crisis. MORE

Practical Action for a Fragile Planet
Ideas and action on sustainability from the Dominican Alliance. MORE

At Home in Wisdom'e Tent
The collected papers from the 2007 Dominican Symposium in Adrian are now available.
$10.95 plus s/h. 517-266-4000 or contact the WeberShop.

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