Sr. Mary Evelyn Jegen, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur for 66 years, helped the peace group grow from 1,000 members to more than 5,500.
Sister Gloria writes from the La Puya resistance community at El Tambor mine near Guatemala City:
Sunday at two p.m. the Eucharist was concelebrated by 8 priests from different religious congregations, with the presence of many religious. It was an encouraging moment for the people who had a space to share what they had lived on Friday. Their courage is admirable because they are continuing their resistance. You can imagine what it was like being surrounded by the police.
Essay: To capture more fully the force of Dorothy Day's life, vision, and voice for our age, it is essential that we seek beyond the usual platitudes.
Standing in a row holding white tapers, 12 men and women publicly committed to promote peace in their lives and through their relationships with others.
On the Road to Peace: This year, God of peace, help us to become more authentic people of Gospel nonviolence.
On the Road to Peace: With everyone else, I've been mourning, celebrating and reflecting these past few days on the extraordinary life of Nelson Mandela.
On the Road to Peace: On Dec. 7, 1993, three friends and I walked onto an Air Force base, an action that led to a period in prison.
On the Road to Peace: This weekend's annual gathering at the School of the Americas was both heartbreaking and heartening, a time of grief and a time of joy.
This weekend, thousands will converge on Columbus, Ga., for the annual protest at the School of the Americas, a U.S. military training institution for Latin American militaries and death squads, officially called the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation. Once again, we will mourn the dead, march for peace and call for the closing of this terrorist training camp.
Although he's in prison, awaiting sentencing for a 2012 protest action in Tennessee, Michael Walli was awarded Pax Christi DC's annual peacemaker of the year award.