Front row, l to r: Helen Ogden, Betty Erdos, Irene McCann, Barbara Wengler
Back row, l to r: Elena Miranda, Maureen Murphy, Aileen Halleran, Mickey Madden, Ann Masters, Maryann Seton Lopiccolo, Cathy Stare, Marie Harnett, Joan Dawber
For the first time since pre-C0VID days, Long Island/Queens New York associates gathered at the home of associate Ann Masters. Our prayer, “We Are a Resurrection People,” truly reflected our joy in being with one another. The afternoon was filled with prayer, music, conversation, laughter, poetry, and good food as associates and sisters delighted in the gathering.
Sister Cathy sews squares for the Violet Protest -- a project that aims to let American congressmen and congresswomen know that so many people support the core values of compassion, compromise, and country over corporate influence.
In her 2019 book A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind, medical ethicist and writer Harriet A. Washington sheds light on the higher rates of environmental poisoning in communities of colour in the United States that have led to a decrease in IQ and an increase of health concerns, behavioural issues, and even crime.