v10n35 - Good Works: Action Through Faith by Jackson Free

Erie Gives is a 12-hour period of giving to charitable organizations in the Erie region. In 2014 Emmaus received over $21,000 from 200+ donors. The Erie Community Foundation, GE Transportation, Erie Insurance, Presque Isle Downs & Casino, Eriez Magnetics and an anonymous donor have made contributions to the prorated match pool of funds available to over 300 registered charities. When you Presque Isle Downs and Casino is a leader in the entertainment industry in Erie, PA. Since July 2012, they have hired 22 refugees from the EARN Program. Their administration prides itself on practicing diversity in the workforce and SBEC’s Nepali, Iraqi, Somalian, Bosnian and Hispanic population thrive with this employer. Positions vary Sister Joan is a Catholic nun, a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pa. Now 76, Chittister is a best-selling author of more than 40 books on faith and spirituality, and she travels the Benetvision Publications Erie, Pa; Centro Studi S. Anselmo (Roma; Catalogus OSB, monographs, series, etc.) Cistercian Publications, Liturgical Press; Cowley Publications, Rowman & Littlefield; Cuadernos Monásticos, Conferencia de Comunidades Monásticas del Cono Sur (SURCO) Ediciones Monte Casino, Zamora, Spain; EOS Verlag, St. Ottilien, DE; Liturgical Press (since 1926; Collegeville, MN A Benedictine Sister of Erie, Sister Joan is a best-selling author and well-known international lecturer. She is founder and executive director of Benetvision: A Resource and Research Center for Contemporary Spirituality, and past president of the Conference of American Benedictine Prioresses and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Sister Joan has been recognized by universities and Candace Cameron Bure is both outspoken and passionate about her family and faith. Known to millions worldwide from her role as “D.J. Tanner” on the iconic family sitcom “Full House,” Candace continues to flourish in the entertainment industry as a role model to women of all ages.With an acting career that started at the age of five, Candace grew up in show business alongside her She is the founder and executive director of Benetvision, a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality located in Erie, Pa. Her book, The Monastery of the Heart, supports a new city (1990 pop. 108,718), seat of Erie co., NW Pa., on Lake Erie; inc. as a city 1851. Pennsylvania's only port on the Great Lakes, Erie is a busy shipping point for coal, iron ore, grain, petroleum, machinery, and lumber. Its manufactures include hospital equipment; locomotives; paper, food, plastic, and wood products; and industrial heaters. Fort Presque Isle was built in 1753 by the French

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