Posts Tagged ‘villa maria’

When fracking comes to a location near you… a photo essay

Posted January 22nd, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on When fracking comes to a location near you… a photo essay

Seeing fracking close-up… One of the most violent forms of industrialization on the planet arrives in Western Pennsylvania, tearing up the Earth and the lives of those who live here. Can humans in this country find the will, the conscience, to give up the way of life this destruction provides for us?

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Talking about New Creation in Western PA amidst the fracking boom

Posted January 15th, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Talking about New Creation in Western PA amidst the fracking boom

Yes, and that is hard. It is painful. I was here last August, with the Sisters of the Humility of Mary at their precious place called Villa Maria. They have been here for more than 150 years and you feel it from the moment you arrive – or at least I did the first time. […]

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2014 Annual Report – what we’ve done, what we dream of doing next

Posted December 15th, 2014 in Featured, New Creation News Comments Off on 2014 Annual Report – what we’ve done, what we dream of doing next

More and more, people are turning from the emptiness of individualism to a rediscovery of the meaning of community, not only with other humans, but with communities of sentient and non-sentient beings within which we are embedded. We know now that our human fate is bound to the fate of the living systems of the planet. That is not just a fact, it is a discovery with deep ethical and spiritual dimensions. We want to take our part in building that community.

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PART III – New Creation: It’s happening everywhere, and we want to tell that story

Posted October 2nd, 2014 in Blog, Featured, New Creation News Comments Off on PART III – New Creation: It’s happening everywhere, and we want to tell that story

Some weeks we find news that adds urgency to the work we do. Some weeks are harder than others in that regard. When that happens, we try to keep things in balance; we go out and look for more stories of New Creation. So here’s the balance, and our thoughts on where this project is headed.

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