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GRAILVILLE PLACES 40 ACRES IN CONSERVATION EASEMENT

GRAILVILLE PLACES 40 ACRES IN CONSERVATION EASEMENT Advancing its Mission of “Renewal of the Earth” Loveland, Ohio, August 9, 2018—Grailville—a center of The Grail in the U.S.—announces that 40 acres of land has been placed into conservation easement and purchased by...

A Statement from the U.S. Grail Council:

“The Grail in the US is dedicated to peace, justice and the renewal of the earth. We stand with those targeted for their peaceful resistance to hate and exclusion in Charlottesville. We recognize that the racism and anti-semitism that fueled the violence this weekend...

The Grail at the United Nations, CSW-57

This past March, for two weeks participants from The Grail attended the 57th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations. So, what exactly is the CSW and why is the Grail involved?  Carrie Bowling, Membership and Outreach Coordinator for the...

The Grail in Tanzania, written by Marian Schwab

Mount Kilimanjaro looms over the landscape in northeastern Tanzania: the largest free-standing mountain in the world, rising up like a volcano out of the flat, dry plains. Its snows are half the size of what I remember from 40 years ago, and it’s not my imagination: I...

International Grail Vision Statement

We are an international movement and community of women of different cultures, social backgrounds and generations. We trust in the Spirit of God, Mystery and Source of Life. We are called to create a sustainable world, transforming our planet into a place of peace and...

The Empowerment of Rural Women

The CSW this year is focusing on the empowerment of rural women and their significant role in the elimination of world hunger and poverty.  Here is a great video introducing the primary goal for the CSW this year from www.unwomen.org!

The 56th Annual Commission on the Status of Women

Today the Commission on the Status of Women begins at the United Nations!  The theme for this year’s CSW is “The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges”.  Bummed you...

A Grail Tale (of Activism), Judith Blackburn

I went home from the GA fired up to do something about fracking in my home community of Longmont, Colorado, just as our City Council was considering applications from Big Oil for leasing public land east of town for drilling.  Joy Garland and Kate Twohy had already...

Guadalupe in New York, a review by Marian Ronan

In honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, whose feast is celebrated today, I share with you below my review of Guadalupe in New York, the splendid book by my friend Alyshia Gálvez. Gálvez is a member of the faculty at Lehman College here in New York and a rising star in...

Why I Fell In Love: Bonnie Hendricks

Why I Fell In Love Now that I have your attention, here’s the rest of the sentence: with the Transition [Town] Movement Those who were at the GA on Thursday afternoon heard my spiel about the Transition (Town) Movement.  (For those who missed it, the PowerPoint and...