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Stories

We invite you to read stories about the ministries and lives of our sisters, associates, partners, dear neighbors and others in our community.

Vegetables on display at a farmers market in Lima, Peru

Healthy eating for the planet

In Peru, we feel blessed by the diversity of vegetables, fruits, menestras (grains) and other plants that Mother Earth produces to help us to enjoy a sustainable and healthy diet.

Hands holding a large bowl of mixed vegetables and grains

My Vegan Journey

I entered into this lifestyle to be healthier, but the more I learn about the effects of adopting a plant-based diet can have on the environment and other sentient beings, the more committed I become.

Vegan food

Eco-Challenge: Use your plate to help the planet

This Earth Month, join us in reflecting on the food choices that we make and their impact on the planet. We’ll be sharing reflections and calls to action from some of our sisters, associates and friends that we hope will inspire you to explore if there are any food choices you wish to make differently.

A group of sisters wearing masks pose in front of the sign for the shelter in Mexicali, Mexico and a large mural

Border Compassion

These two stories come from sisters who have traveled to Mexicali, Mexico with the new organization Border Compassion. Its mission is to invite faith communities to cross over at the U.S./Mexico border and offer a compassionate humanitarian response.