Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center


January 2021

And suddenly you know...

Thirty years ago this month, the founding religious communities of IPJC had a dream that we could change the world, change the systems that were not working for people and our Earth. We begin January 2021 with an urgency to keep doing just that, and we will!

In the spring we will celebrate, but now, with you, our IPJC community, we will work to address the inequities in our society made evident in our time by COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Join us in welcoming our new executive director, Will Rutt, on January 13.

Blessings of health and hope for all!

2040 Climate Documentary 2040
Join IPJC and our Care for Creation partners for an at-home screening of this climate documentary that maps out a pathway to a more ecologically sustainable and equitable future.
Once registered you can watch the movie between January 21 – February 5, and join a discussion of the movie on Sunday February 7. 

Register here before the January 20th deadline.

open wide our hearts - the enduring call to love

Preparing for Lent
Is your parish or community looking for a resource for Lent? open wide our hearts—the enduring call to love is a zoom friendly 4-session process on racism. This study guide for the USCCB Pastoral on Racism enables faith communities to understand individual and systemic racism, listen to and respond to the stories of our sisters and brothers, unpack white privilege and work to end racism.

Contact us for a sample booklet and/or order booklets here

Essential Workers IPJC Justice CafeJustice Café: Essential Workers
We will discuss the value of essential workers and their vital role during the pandemic; share on the dignity and value of work; and actions we can take to promote the dignity of work.

Register by email

Young Adult Retreat 2021 - A Pilgrim's JourneyYoung Adult Retreat 2021
January 23, 10am – 5pm

A Pilgrim’s Journey—Follow and learn from the life of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Co-Sponsors: IPJC & St. Joseph Parish Young Adult Community
Register here

A Matter of Spirit, Economic Justice, Winter 2021A Matter of Spirit
The winter issue focuses on how we can create an economic system that is equitable and sustainable.