|Kevin with Sisters Pat and Betsy|
In this issue read about an inspiring presentation by Kevin Ahern titled: Charism, Religious Life, and Hope for the Future. Kevin is completing his dissertation at Boston College. His topic: Structures of Grace: Catholic NGOs and the Church’s Mission in a Globalized World.
As the Superbowl approaches, there is a lot of news coverage this week about anti-human trafficking awareness and the Superbowl. Hotel workers at every level, taxi drivers, airline personnel, and so many more are being asked to learn about the signs of human trafficking. Here is an excerpt from an email I just received:
Millions of Americans look forward to the Super Bowl, but for too many, large public entertainment events mean extreme vulnerability to one of the most horrific crimes of this century: human trafficking. This year, 11 congregations of religious women said "enough!" and partnered with one another to make a difference. While the Super Bowl is a celebration, the work of these sisters is dedicated to making sure that the exploitation of women is not a part of it. To read more and see media coverage of the work of our sisters
Here is the link to coverage on their website: http://www.csjoseph.org/news/newsitem.aspx?newsid=822&newsitemid=5991