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International Day of Peace
Sept 21

Human Trafficking Vigil

Oct 4, 2015 1:30-2pm

Ilia Delio, OSF

October 17 9am-12pm

Ilia Delio, OSF
October 15 7pm

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Sept 15, 2015

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IPJC celebrates Laudato Si'!

With Pope Francis we praise God present in the whole universe. We recommit ourselves to care for our earth, especially for those who are most impacted by ecological destruction. We invite you to join us in building community and creating change.

PDF of Laudato Si', On Care For Our Common Home pdfcover

Resource for Laudato Si'—Climate Change: Our Call to Conversion

IPJC's four session process for faith communities!

  • Our Earth Community
  • The Science of Climate Change: Call to Change Course
  • Ecological Conversion
  • Eco-Imagining Our Emerging Future

Process includes prayer, education, Catholic Social Teaching, analysis, discussion, signs of hope and action.

Download a Sample Session pdf or an Order Form pdf

New Laudato Si' Reflection Guide—A supplement to the Climate Change Booklet and summary of the Encyclical

Download a free Laudato Si' Reflection Guide pdf

Suggestions for using Climate Change: Our Call to Conversion and Laudato Si' supplement

  • A parish or community small group
  • An adult education program or series using the booklets
  • A follow up to JustFaith, RCIA, or other program where a community has been formed
  • Personal education and reflection

IPJC Justice Cafes for Young Adults

Justice Cafe LogoJustice Cafés have started backup again this fall! Contact us now to sign up.

See the topics for this year here!

Justice Cafés create spaces where young adults (20's-30's) committed to social justice can build community, act for justice and deepen spirituality!

To learn about how to bring Justice Cafes to your local community, contact the Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center at 206-223-1138 or You can check out a sample host kit here!

Visit the Justice Cafe Facebook Group to join in the conversation with young adults around the world!

WJC_Winter15Justice for Women Summer 2015 Newsletter

Women’s Justice Circles partner low-income women with women collaborators from parishes, health care, educational settings and other community groups for the purpose of empowering low-income women to take action on an issue important to them and their families. Read about these actions in our newsletter!

Simply click on the publication to download the PDF pdf icon

If you wish to receive a physical copy of the Justice for Women Newsletter,
please contact us to be added to our subscriber list.

AMOSIPJC Summer 2015 Justice Journal on "Women in the Church"

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Inside AMOS:

  • Women in the Church in the Age of Francis by Anne E. Patrick, SNJM
  • The Call of the Church to Lead by Victoria Ries & Fr. James Eblen
  • Raising Children in the Catholic Church: Effect of the Inequality of Women on Our Children by Heidi Schlumpf
  • Voices from Within (Stories of women in the Church)
  • Be Not Afraid by Gretchen Gundrum, PhD
  • Ritual & Reflection
  • IPJC events, prayer & more!

Just Video Contest 2015!

We have had a huge response in entries for this year's Just Video contest! Thank you to everyone who has submitted a video. IPJC is proud to announce the winners to this year's contest!

1st Place: Water by Emma Rosenthal from St. Mary's Academy, Portland, Oregon

2nd Place: Human Trafficking by Kialani Naputi Rule from Holy Names Academy, Seattle, WA
3rd Place: The Ability to Dream - A right or A Privilege by John Quinlan from Stuart Hall High School, San Francisco, CA
3rd Place: An Ethical Look at Vaccinations for Measles by Emily Velasquez from Holy Names Academy, Seattle, WA

Honorable Mention goes to Becca Murrer from Presentation Academy for her video Immigration in the United States

Watch Winning VideosWatch all of the 2015 winning videos here!

IPJC - A Movement in Hope

CoverContemplative Dialogue Circles

IPJC's new six-session process for faith communities!

            1. Contemplation & Dialogue for Transformative Living
            2. Contemplation
            3. The Practice of Contemplative Listening
            4. Reflective Dialogue: Part 1
            5. Reflective Dialogue: Part 2
            6. Transformation

It is neither a culture of confrontation nor a culture of conflict which builds harmony within and between peoples, but rather a culture of encounter and a culture of dialogue; this is the only way to peace. —Pope Francis

Read more about Contemplative Dialogue Circles here...

Catholic Advocacy Day 2015

NWCRI2013IPJC Annual Report 2013-2014

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We are proud and pleased to share with you the ministry accomplishments of the Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center (IPJC) and to ask you to partner with and contribute to this unique ministry of peace and justice.

As you read our report, reflect on the global outreach, the scope of our work, the small staff and what is accomplished with minimal resources. Then, imagine what would be possible if we all invested in this ministry in a new and deeper way?

VigilHuman Trafficking Vigils


Every first Sunday of the month, IPJC hosts silent vigils to raise awareness and stand in solidarity with victims of human trafficking. Click here to learn how you can get involved!

NWCRI2013NWCRI Annual Report 2014

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We may not be changing the world overnight with this ministry of socially responsible investing, but we are making a difference. In its 20th year, NWCRI brought its commitment to create a just and sustainable global community to the boardrooms of 56 corporations with 16 shareholder resolutions and in over 70 dialogues!

Grace on the Margins: The Musical

Did you miss the Women's Convocation V, or would you like to see Grace on the Margins again? Well, now you can with the "new" professionally re-edited DVD!

"Searching for meaning as a woman in the church and confronted with the challenges of a people and planet in peril, Grace's cries for help are answered by Hildegard of Bingen, Joan of Arc, Sojourner Truth and Our Lady of Guadalupe, who lead her on a journey of the heart to experience Grace on the Margins!"

DVDs are $15.00 each.

Would you like to perform Grace on the Margins at your school or in your community? The script and score are available!

Check out the Grace on the Margins: The Musical page for more details...

IPJC Video - Stop Human Trafficking

IPJC created a video to inspire individuals and groups to work to stop human trafficking and modern day slavery. It was presented for the Cascadia Center Camp Brotherhood Levine & Treacy "Peace and Harmony" Award, of which IPJC was the 2012 honoree.

Legislative Action Center

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