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Sisters and Associates, gear up for a writing challenge on behalf of the potential victims of the 2018 proposed Federal Budget. I invite you to participate in a project of US nuns which will focus on writing letters to Speaker Paul Ryan in response to the 2018 USA Federal Budget.

NETWORK LOBBY has offered to take on the responsibility for the following:

  • PRODUCE a letter writing tool kit that includes: a brief background on the federal budget, the connection to        Catholic Social Justice, and budget talking points for each of their seven Mend the Gap public policies
  • CREATE a sample letter with pointers on how to write a powerful letter to a Member of Congress
  • PROMOTE the letter writing campaign to their networks of sisters
  • RECEIVE the finished letters and coordinate their delivery to Representative Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill with a team of sisters and handle social media/press for that event

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Associates news

At the 4 pm May 27 Liturgy at St. Rose of Lima Church in Kankakee, IL, 5 women became Associates with the IL Associates and Sisters as witnesses.

Maria, Rosario and Guadalupe have been meeting with Sr. Mary Mac Isaac as the beginning of a new Latina Associate Community in Kankakee. Sr. Mary has chosen women who are leaders to begin the new Associate Community.

Sr. Mary Mac Isaac began this group when she lived in Chicago. Those three Associates made their first commitment in January, 2014 and are dedicated leaders. 

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