Earth Corps Event in NYC

Earth Corps Event in NYC Update

The Franciscan Action Network organized a successful fundraiser for the Franciscan Earth Corps in New York City on July 30th.  The event was held at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and was attended by over 40 people, including those from environmental, food justice, and faith-based groups in NYC, people affiliated with Capuchin Youth & Family Ministries in Garrison, New York, and even from ministry groups in Connecticut.

FAN Staff Speaks at Immigration Reform Rally in D.C.

On June 26, FAN staff members Sister Marie Lucey and Minette Achankeng attended an interfaith rally in our nation's capitol to pray for immigration reform.  Among the crowd of immigrants and supporters was Network's Sr. Simone Campbell, fresh off the "Nuns on the Bus" tour held to raise awareness about our nation's broken immigration laws. Sr. Marie is pictured at right as she reads the following prayer she contributed during the rally.