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Striving always to be like Christ, we stand beside and advocate for the disenfranchised members of the global community.

We support local non-profits that advocate for the poor and the disenfranchised through prayer, advocacy, donation of money and goods, and volunteer hours. In these ways we work to promote peace and justice in the world.

At the annual vigil for homeless men and women who have died in the past year, we hold their names and pray for them, and resolve again to work for an end to homelessness.
At the annual vigil for homeless men and women who have died in the past year, we hold their names and pray for them, and resolve again to work for an end to homelessness.
Every Christmas Eve, the Sisters participate in a vigil for the homeless people of Duluth and their advocates who died in the past year.
Every Christmas Eve, the Sisters participate in a vigil for the homeless people of Duluth and their advocates who died in the past year.

“Only if Jesus is our first and only love will we be empowered to love, in truth and mercy, every person who crosses our path. For we will have learned from Jesus the meaning and the practice of love. We will be able to love because we have his own heart.

“If we go in search of other people, other cultures, other ways of thinking, other religions, we come out of ourselves and begin that beautiful adventure that is called ‘dialogue’. When we build relationships with other people and cultures and religions, we grow and mature.

“Dialogue builds bridges connecting all people, so that everyone can see the other, not an enemy or a rival, but a brother or sister to be welcomed and embraced!”

~Pope Francis

“Listen carefully, my child, to your master's precepts, and incline the ear of your heart. Receive willingly and carry out effectively your loving father's advice, that by the labor of obedience you may return to Him from whom you had departed by the sloth of disobedience.”
–St. Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict