The LCWR took this Resolution at its 2016 Assembly:
“Following in the footsteps of Jesus, we commit ourselves to examine the root causes of injustice, particularly racism, and our own complicity as congregations, and to work to effect systemic change …
In an effort to address the issue of racism the GCRT offers the following as ways to enter the conversation.
If your racism is unconscious you are a problem: Reflections of a Recovering Racist by Sister Nancy Schreck, OSF
LCWR Assembly Confronts Racism and Religious Life
The Origins of Privilege by Joshua Rothman
Movie about discrimination of African American women mathematicians employed by in NASA in 1960’s. Click here for a short review.
America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America by Jim Wallis, 2016
Interrupting White Privilege: Catholic Theologians Break the Silence, by Laurie M Cassidy and Alexander Mikulich, 2007
Pax Christi USA (Many resources can be found by clicking on Work for Peace With Racial Justice)
Click here to download a copy Strategies for Lighting Our Carbon Footprint
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton