When sophomore Angie Ngo was researching universities as a high school senior, she was looking to continue her Catholic education. New to her, however, was the Jesuit tradition. “I sought out Jesuit universities because I was intrigued by their mission and work with social justice,” the Boise, Idaho native says. “I knew that I wanted to [...]
In honor of Dorothy Stang’s life and martyrdom (remembered on on February 12), Student Coordinator Rachael Schwartz reflects on Dorothy’s commitment to sustainable justice. Dorothy Stang is a woman all justice workers and people should strive to be like. She decided to devote her life to God as a sister of Notre Dame de Namur. [...]
Dorothy Stang was a Sister of Notre Dame. She was born in the United States, but worked and served poor communities in Brazil from the late 1960’s to February 12th, 2005, when she was murdered. She worked to organize Brazilian peasant farmers through the Pastoral Land Commission, a group that “fights for the rights of [...]
Climate Action Meeting All are welcome to the meeting at Augustana Lutheran Church on Saturday, December 7th, from 11:45am-2pm.
Sierra Club Sadly The Polar Bear Seas, off the coast of Alaska, are in danger: America’s Arctic is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the nation. Polar bears now must swim for miles to find food, and Alaska Native communities are finding it harder and harder to maintain their way of life. [...]
Sierra Club Tell EPA and NDEQ: Nebraskans support strong carbon safeguards! Nebraska has been making big strides on clean energy and on cracking down on fossil fuel pollution. Now you have a chance to lock in that progress and move our state and federal agencies forward on climate starting with the Nebraska Department of Environmental [...]
My mother has always stressed the importance of eating healthful food. As a child, it was the norm for my family to eat home-cooked meals together around the dinner table. Not only did my mom put in the effort to go grocery shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables, but she also put in the little [...]
Sierra Club For decades, nuclear power reactors all over the country have been able to operate without consideration to what would happen to the highly radioactive waste they produced. This put communities and the environment at risk across the nation. Now, federal courts are requiring the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to study the environmental and [...]
Sierra Club We’ve known for decades that carbon wrecks our health and our climate, and that power plants are the nation’s top source. Power plants fuel climate disruption by making wildfires burn hotter and droughts last longer. The EPA is getting ready to finalize the first-ever protections against carbon pollution from new power plants, and [...]
CCSJ Come celebrate in many ways! On October 4th, Fr. Lannon will preside at noon Mass in St. John’s Church. Following Mass, enjoy a complimentary lunch, discussion, and sustainability fair in Lower Saint John’s Church. We will be highlighting the opportunity to sign the St. Francis Climate Pledge found here.