Sisters of St. Francis
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812-934-2475
Mailing Address:
Sisters of St. Francis
P.O. Box 100
22143 Main Street
Oldenburg, IN 47036

Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation

The Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Office for the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg endeavors to live the Gospel by affirming our commitment to respond to the needs of the global family, especially all poor and marginalized people, living creatures and land.  We do this through the Catholic Social Justice Principles reflecting on Dignity and Respect for the Human Person, the Common Good, Preferential Option and Love for the Poor and Vulnerable, Dignity and Rights of Workers, and Stewardship of God’s Creation.

Sisters of St. Francis
Contact Us
812-934-2475
Mailing Address:
Sisters of St. Francis
P.O. Box 100
22143 Main Street
Oldenburg, IN 47036

Poor People’s Campaign

Poor People’s campaign was a project Martin Luther King Jr.  was working on when he was assassinated in 1968.  In describing this campaign, Dr. King saw it as a shift from the “reform movement” of desegregation and voting rights to a “revolutionary movement” that would demand nothing less than a “radical redistribution of economic and political pow… [ Read More ]

ALL LIFE IS SACRED

Click here to read an article on the sacredness of all life including the Corporate Stance of the Oldenburg Franciscans. ALL LIFE IS SACRED “We need to strengthen the conviction that we are one single human family. There are no frontiers or barriers, political or social, behind which we can hide, still less is there room for the globalization of in… [ Read More ]

CATHOLIC SOCIAL JUSTICE PRINCIPLES PROMOTE DIGNITY OF THE HUMAN PERSON AND RESPECT FOR HUMAN LIFE

“Every human being is created in the image of God and redeemed by Jesus Christ, therefore is invaluable and worthy of resepct as a member of the human family.”; “Every person, from the moment of conception to natural death, has inherent dignity and a right to life consistent with that dignity.” (National Council of Catholic Bishops: Sharing Catholi… [ Read More ]