NOTE: All reflections throughout the Advent and Christmas season will be available on our homepage and then archived on our Advent-Christmas 2022 webpage. The reflection below is from Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Mary Lou Kownacki, osb from the 1997 Advent reflection booklet, Awaiting Christmas: Beauty Ever Ancient, Ever New – Advent Reflections 1997. by Mary … Continue reading A reflection for Epiphany Sunday, January 8
>> Read Mary Lou's obituary from the Erie Benedictines at this link. Pax Christi USA has learned that Mary Lou Kownacki, OSB, one of the most influential and foundational leaders of our movement over the past 50 years, passed away overnight in Erie, PA after a long illness. Former national staff member Jo Clarke, who … Continue reading Mary Lou Kownacki, OSB, former Pax Christi USA National Coordinator & Teacher of Peace – PRESENTE!