VIVAT North America Workshop 2010

June 8, 2010

On April 15-17, nine congregations gathered together for a Vivat North America workshop in Washington, DC. These congregations included: Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters, Divine Word Missionaries, Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Adorers of the Blood of [read…]

Land Yes! Dams No!

May 4, 2010

Co-sponsored an event “Land Yes! Dams No!: Building cycles of mobilization”

Mining and Gender Justice

March 11, 2010

VIVAT addresses Gender in Relation to Mining at the Commission on the Status of Women.
The Working Group on Mining hopes to bring to light the egregious negative impacts of mining in relation to women, indigenous peoples, and the environment to the international arena. With these hopes, VIVAT and the Working Group plans on holding two more parallel events during the remaining Commissions and Forums later this year on indigenous peoples’ rights and on sustainable development. [read…]

VIVAT International Workshop – Nairobi, Kenya 2010

January 18, 2010

We the members and associate members of VIVAT International, from 8 religious congregations, namely, DIVINE WORD MISSIONARIES (S.V.D) SISTER SERVANTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (S.Sp.S) THE SPIRITANS (C.S.Sp) COMBONI MISSIONARIES (M.C.C.J) COMBONI MISSIONARY SISTERS (C.M.S) [read…]

VIVAT International Workshop – Brazil 2009

December 14, 2009

For the first time members of the eight religious congregations that form VIVAT International came together for a week- long workshop in Brazil. There were 40 participants. The workshop included a day on spirituality… [read…]

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