IGF046 In Good Faith with Srs. Barbara Hagel and Jeanette DeYoung, gardeners, beekeepers, and educators

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Sisters Barbara Hagel and Jeanette DeYoung are Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose in Fremont, California. They are also gardeners, beekeepers, and educators whose work exemplifies the Dominican Sisters’ leadership in caring for creation. The Dominican campus is home to a 5,000 square foot vegetable garden, a community garden, fruit trees, olive trees dating to the early 1800s, a meadow, and over 1 million honeybees. It’s a place of beauty and education, where the local community gathers with the sisters to learn about and model sustainable living.

In Good Faith with Sisters Barbara Hagel and Jeanette DeYoung

Actively caring for the Earth with spiritual motivation

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Pope Francis calls us to become aware of and dare to turn what is happening to the world into our own personal suffering and, in so doing, discover what each of us can do about it. Like the young boy in the story, we have dared to let the pain of our Mother Earth penetrate our hearts.

Caring for the earth blog

Which faith traditions work together at Interfaith Power and Light?

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Sister Joan Brown talks about the power of interfaith efforts to address climate change. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF045 at aNunsLife.org. 

Sister Joan Brown, New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light

All we have and need comes from God

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We Sisters choose to meet our present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.

All we need comes from God - A Nun's Life Ministry

IGF045 In Good Faith with Sister Joan Brown, New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light

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A podcast with Sister Joan Brown, OSF, is Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light. The organization works from the core belief that care of the natural world is integral to spiritual life and social justice. Sister Joan ministers with people of many different faith traditions for education, action, and policy advocacy around climate change and care of Earth. She is a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Rochester, Minnesota.

In Good Faith with Sister Joan Brown, OSF