Joan Brown

NCR Contributor

Joan Brown is a Franciscan sister of the Rochester, Minnesota community. Her Kansas farm roots, our New Cosmic Story, Franciscanism and multi-cultural experiences in New Mexico inform her work as Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light.


Articles by Joan Brown

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'Excuse me, excuse me – you are not listening to me' Jun 16, 2014 Story : Column
Being an integral part of the communion of struggle Aug 20, 2015 Story : Column
Climate change is on the 'front burner' now Aug 27, 2015 Story : Column
Colonialism's reach into the present Aug 11, 2016 Story : Column
Don’t go back to sleep Jun 23, 2015 Story : Column
Earth Day 2016 is monumental: Call for action and prayer Apr 21, 2016 Story : Column
Earth Day: As we struggle with realistic hope Apr 22, 2015 Story : Column
Extracting industries unite sisters and brothers across continents Apr 8, 2015 Story : Column
Growing into oneness Dec 22, 2014 Story : Column
In global climate, see the forest and trees Nov 13, 2018 Story : Column
In the wake of the People’s Climate March Sep 24, 2014 Story : Column
Inspiration from mother witnesses of Earth, in the true spirit of Mother's Day May 4, 2016 Story : Column
Laudato Si' anniversary: For what do we cherish enough to act? Jun 16, 2016 Story : Column
Marking the scourge of uranium mining Jul 30, 2014 Story : Column
Planting good seeds in the fertility of the mind: Rise up to the Paris climate pledge Nov 23, 2015 Story : Column
Prioritize holy sites like Bears Ears Dec 11, 2017 Story : Column
Reflections on the burning cathedral Jul 3, 2019 Story : Column
Seeds of justice, human rights and environmental protection grow amidst rocky soil Feb 23, 2015 Story : Column
Showing up for Mother Earth when so much seems hopeless Oct 31, 2016 Story : Column
Sisters of Earth: hopes and dreams Sep 3, 2018 Story : Column
The emerging humanity Sep 12, 2014 Story : Column
The Good News of caring for God's creation Nov 19, 2014 Story : Column
To baffle, to build Apr 29, 2014 Story : Column
Transforming sour cherries into pie Jul 10, 2014 Story : Column
When it comes to the environment, are we providing bread or stones? Jan 26, 2016 Story : Column