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  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • St. Gladys

Justice and Solidarity

Our Mission

Bees cull their several sweets from this flower and that blossom, and afterwards make the honey, which is all and purely their own, and no more thyme and marjoram: so the several fragments borrowed from others, will be transformed and shuffled together to
M. de Montaigne
PEACE AND JUSTICE, AN EDUCATIONAL TASK


In this world marked by strong social breeches and by inhumane life conditions for many of our brothers and sisters, the educational task becomes a special opportunity to form young people in critical thinking and creativity, helping them to understand and interpret these situations and to commit themselves to the transformation of society. It is an opportunity to form persons with a social and planetary awareness who integrate into their personal life goals the search for the common good and the service and defense of the rights of individuals and of peoples.

From the different contexts, places and venues, we work with others to create these opportunities for a deeper sense of humanity, and that respond as far as possible to the challenges of the new forms of poverty. Jesus of Nazareth and the Kingdom he proposes, as well as the witness of so many people who dedicate their lives to this endeavor is the motivation for this commitment