Mission Updates and Information

As a resource for the community and the public, action alerts and pertinent information are posted here.

December 12, 2016 – Today, Monday, Dec. 12th, the Latin American and Caribbean Committee invites you to a moment of Prayer, Solidarity & Action for the immigrant and indigenous communities in celebration of the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. Click here for prayer and reflection materials.

June 30, 2016 – Take Action Now to End U.S. Support for Honduran Security Force Violence. Click here to take action in support of an important bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.

April 28, 2016 – CALL TO ACTION: LACC continues to support the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ (CIW) groundbreaking Fair Food Program to help end forced labor, poverty wages, sexual harassment and other human rights abuses historically faced by Florida farmworkers who harvest your tomatoes. Go to this website for more information, actions and sample letters. Please consider printing and sending letters to Wendy’s and Publix Foods – http://www.allianceforfairfood.org/take-action/#

March 3, 2016 – From the Latin America/Caribbean Committee: It happened again: Workers sprayed with pesticides while laboring for Gerawan. The LACC and the UFW invites you to sign a petition in support of farm workers who have been exposed to pesticides. For more information – http://action.ufw.org/page/s/pesticides216

February 11, 2016 – From Latin America/Caribbean Committee: http://nfwm.org/2016/02/sakuma-bros-ceo-refuses-nfwm-supporters-postcards-2/

January 28, 2016 – From the Latin America/Caribbean Committee: Loretto Action Call-in-Day, February 3, 2016

January 11, 2016 – From the Loretto Mission Activities Team: Loretto Mission Activities Message on Gun Executive Orders

December 15, 2015 – From Loretto at the UN: Loretto Mission Activities Agent Orange Victims Relief Act info

December 15, 2015From the Loretto Latin America/Caribbean Committee: Mission Activities LACC Christmas Card flyer

December 10, 2015 – From the Loretto Committee for Peace: Blessing in a Time of Violence