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26 Sep 2023
Just Living Festival to Promote Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability
The "Just Living Festival" set for October 1 is focused on promoting nonviolence, environmental sustainability, and community building.
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14 Sep 2023
TAKE ACTION: Support a Just Farm Bill in 2023!
A strong and resilient farm and food system benefits our local and global communities including family farmers, ranchers, and consumers. Tell Congress to support a farm bill that supports the dignity of all people, especially those in poverty, and offers safeguards for preserving creation.
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31 Jul 2023
Franciscan Peace Center Launches Online Quiz to Raise Awareness About Nuclear Weapons Crisis
Promoting the Sisters of St. Francis' mission of active nonviolence, the Franciscan Peace Center is proud to announce the release of an engaging and educational online quiz in recognition of the anniversary of the tragic bombing of Hiroshima that took place on August 6, 1945.
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12 Apr 2023
Film screening highlights the role of youth in climate justice
In observance of Earth Day, the Franciscan Peace Center, the Clinton Public Library, Living Peace 365, and the Vince Jetter Community Center are sponsoring a screening of "Youth v Gov" at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, April 19th at the Clinton Community College, 1000 Lincoln Blvd. in Clinton.
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03 Mar 2023
Catholic sisters launch campaign to “Refuse to Use” single-use plastic beverage bottles
Congregations of Catholic sisters serving all around the globe will observe Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, with a challenge: do not consume beverages from single-use plastic bottles.
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07 Feb 2023
Franciscan Peace Center Debuts New Podcast
The Franciscan Peace Center is proud to announce its new podcast, The “Center.” Published on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, the podcast is focused on the mission of the Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa...
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27 Sep 2022
Just Food event highlights justice in the food system
The Franciscan Peace Center is hosting a Just Food event from 2–4 p.m. Oct. 2 on the grounds of The Canticle, 843 13th Ave. North in Clinton.
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07 Aug 2022
Franciscan Peace Center Welcomes Marsha Thrall
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12 Jun 2022
Juneteenth Celebration Planned in Clinton
The Clinton Martin Luther King. Jr. Committee is pleased to announce the annual Juneteenth Celebration on Sunday, June 19 from 12noon until 3:00 PM at the Clinton Bandshell in Riverfront Park.   Admission is free and all are welcome to partake in the family-friendly festivities.
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20 May 2022
Sisters Announce Launch of Sustainability Action Plan
The Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa are pleased to announce the launch of an action plan to fulfill their commitment to the Laudato Si' Action Platform. The plan includes an ambitious schedule of events, programs, and advocacy efforts.
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