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Visitation Place

This spring, I was given permission by my religious community, The Congregation of Notre Dame, to rent the house next door and then sublet to three young professional women. Visitation Place is a shared living arrangement that is faith-filled and committed to living simply by making sustainable choices. Like Mary and Elizabeth, our lives will be enriched by each other’s journey. We will share meals, prayer and volunteer outreach as our schedules allow. Women will be asked to contribute financially at subsidized costs to the upkeep of the house. Some have already expressed interest so now it is time to get concrete about the house. 

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Sign The Laudato Si’ Pledge

Photo: Elise Thierry

Cardinal Luis Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines has a special video message for the second anniversary of Laudato Si’. Click http://livelaudatosi.org/ to sign the pledge to live Laudato Si' by praying with and for creation, living more simply, and advocating for our common home. After you have signed, share this video with others or check out the toolkit for ideas to promote the pledge. 

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BIG: Basic Income Guarantee

The PEI Working Group for Livable Income, the Cooper Institute and MLA Richard Brown had a discussion and information session promoting the establishment of BIG for PEI. This proposal would use "THE BASKET MARKET MEASURE" to change the way we distribute the wealth in this country to provide for the basic needs of individuals and be grounded in each person's human right to have dignity and what they need to survive. There is a call for governments to make investing in people a priority for all spending and economic development. We were left with the challenge. WHAT WILL YOU DO TO PROMOTE BIG? 

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