Collaboration means working hand-in-hand with people and organizations representing the rich diversity of our world today. Our collaborative partnerships continue to be part of our apostolic work. In our daily ministries, we collaborate with people from every ethnic, socio-economic and religious background to create a better world. We collaborate with the Salvatorian Family and the wider community on many social justice issues. Since 2009, our focus areas have been human trafficking, immigration and the plight of children and teens. Some of our collaborative efforts include:
In response to the call to help protect the Earth and those who live upon it, the Salvatorian Sisters in the U.S., in collaboration with the Victory Noll Sisters Small Grant Program, have designed this Pollinator Sanctuary kit.
Use this kit to establish a colorful wildflower garden using plants native to your area so that endangered pollinators can continue to provide their vital service to our world.
Additional resources we recommend:
- Catholic Climate Covenant's 10 Ways You Can Make a Difference
- Catholic Climate Covenant's Laudato Si' Summary and Action Steps
- US Fish and Wildlife Service's Guidebook to Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden
- Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources' Native Plants for Beginners
- Document of Further Resources
Request a Pollinator Sanctuary Kit
A collaborative, faith-based national network that offers education, supports access to survivor services, and engages in advocacy in an effort to eradicate modern-day slavery.
U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) publishes its monthly Stop Trafficking! online newsletter to build awareness; advocate for treatment of trafficking victims and prosecution of perpetrators; and offer actionable ways for ordinary citizens to get involved.
UNANIMA is a United Nations’ accredited non-governmental organization (NGO) advocating on behalf of women and children (particularly those living in poverty), immigrants and refugees, and the environment. Sisters of the Divine Savior is one of 19 congregations of Roman Catholic sisters whose 17,500 sisters work in 79 countries. UNANIMA brings our voices, concerns and experiences as educators, health care providers, social workers and development workers to this global forum.
Salvatorian Family Joint Ministries
As a family, Salvatorians are called and sent in mission to proclaim the Gospel message to all people, everywhere and at all times, through whatever ways and means the love of Christ inspires. Under guidance by our Joint Leadership Group, we collaborate in these mission activities:
In response to our Joint Leadership Group (JLG) call to focus on Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC), we produce this quarterly newsletter for members of our SDS Family. We invite our members to talk, pray, and act on the issues we highlight. Use the links to learn more. DO something.
S.A.V.E. (Salvatorian Advocacy for Victims of Exploitation, Inc.), in the greater Sacramento, CA area, offers women mentoring and advocacy in areas of education, employment, resource access and, where needed, English as a Second Language (ESL).
Resource opportunities include help with:
- ESL and life-management skills
- Verbal, reading, writing & math skills
- Basic computer skills
- Resumé writing and interviewing skills
- Job search and employment readiness skills
Haiti Project serves the remote parish of Rivier’ Mancelle, Haiti, to provide support for improved schools, medical facilities and other initiatives important to the health and welfare of the local people.
Jordan Ministry Team is a team of trained professionals who collaborate with the Diocese of Tucson in response to the Second Vatican Council’s universal call to holiness and participation in the mission of the Church. The team provides theological and spiritual formation to foster Catholic leadership and promote spiritual growth throughout the southern half of Arizona, including the remote poor areas.
The Teen's and Children's Team (TACT) is a Salvatorian social justice group focused on the plight of vulnerable children and teens. The group's team members include Salvatorian priests, sisters, brothers and laity who are dedicated to be a voice for this vulnerable population.