Celebrating the life and witness of Nickie Valdez

by Johnny ZokovitchExecutive Director, Pax Christi USA I learned over the holiday break that Nickie Valdez, former member of the Pax Christi USA National Council and of the Pax Christi Anti-Racism Team as well as locally involved with Pax Christi San Antonio, passed away on Christmas Day. I met Nickie and her partner Deb Myers … Continue reading Celebrating the life and witness of Nickie Valdez

In Thanksgiving: Remembering Sr. Ardeth Platte in this season of peace

by Mary T. YelenickPax Christi UN Team, New York City The night of September 29, 2020, Sr. Ardeth Platte – having spent the hot summer working daily in her garden at the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker House in Washington, D.C., supplying people in need with fresh produce; and having, just two days, earlier delivered a … Continue reading In Thanksgiving: Remembering Sr. Ardeth Platte in this season of peace