Is Resistance a Gospel Mandate?

BACAR has a theme of action for the year 2018-2019 particularly with immigration and trafficking. After the last DG which focused on Joan Chittester’s article Let the Call Be Heard
 At the last meeting the time spent in reflection and discussion was rich and reminded of us our deep commitment to the individual charisms embedded in each of our congregations. It is also true that this affirmation inspires each of us to continue the Call with renewed energy and focus, particularly as we share compassionate goals.
September 8, 2018 (at either Holy Spirit in Campbell or Notre Dame Province Center)
May 18, 2019 (at either Holy Spirit in Campbell or Notre Dame Province Center)
September 21, 2019: BACAR Conference tentatively at Villa Maria del Mar in Santa Cruz.
We decided to go with 3 meetings instead of 4 this coming year, and one of these will be an event rather than a discussion group. It is not firm yet but tentatively a movie on trafficking at Notre Dame HS Belmont in their theater for January. Not definite!!)


Newsletter from Catholic Network to End Human Trafficking — CNEHT.      Click on link below




South Bay BVM Associate Gathering.Met in person and via Zoom on May 15, 2017 They discussed Thomas Plante’s article on Resistance.                                                              
If you would like the written materials or have problems getting on Zoom email  Elizabeth

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious recently published an article on resistance. “Resistance as a response to injus- tice and social sin has received a surprising signal boost in 2017. From protests against police brutal- ity and executive orders, to creative displays at marches for women’s rights or climate justice, or even as
a trending hashtag on social media, resistance is suddenly on the radar of the body politic.” To read full article LCWR_rta4-17

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