end violence

June 3, 2022

Praying to End Gun Violence

Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, an annual event that takes place on the first Friday in June. It is also the beginning of Wear Orange Weekend. The movement to wear orange honors the lives of people in the United States affected by gun violence and unifies those who are pursuing the end to the national gun violence crisis. As a ministry of the Sisters of Bon Secours, we stand with others to promote an end to gun violence…

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National End to Gun Violence Day
May 27, 2022

Praying for Healing & Change

Words are difficult to find after the shooting in Texas this week. We share this prayer from our health system and quotes passed along from the Sisters of Bon Secours. To learn more about the ongoing efforts of the sisters to end violence, please click here. Pray with us. Act with us. A prayer for healing and change Loving and merciful God, our hearts are broken. Our anger, frustration and sadness are overwhelming. We are crushed by this tragedy and…

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Fr. Michael Schleupner
June 9, 2020

How You Can Cure Violence

Today's post is a timely reflection and meditation from retreat presenters Susan Boruff and Kathy Anderson. Let's take a few quiet moments to read this reflection by Susan and then watch the video at the end by Kathy. How You Can Cure Violence “We each contain the potentials to be both destructive and creative.” Jeremiah Abrams, Jungian therapist. I was talking to a friend the other day about the documentary Tiger King. He told me that he didn’t realize that…

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