The story of the 4 U.S. churchwomen is an Advent story on how light drives out darkness

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace “The light shines in the darkness andthe darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5) This week we recalled a vivid memory of the mortal struggle between “Light” and “Darkness” and it continues to be a profound, if bittersweet Advent story. On a December night in 1980 … Continue reading The story of the 4 U.S. churchwomen is an Advent story on how light drives out darkness

This December 2nd, commemorate the witness of Ita, Maura, Jean and Dorothy

Find our PSA e-bulletin for commemorating the 40th anniversary at this link. Pax Christi USA is supporting the 40th anniversary commemorations of the martyrdom of the 4 U.S. churchwomen -- Dorothy Kazel, OSU, Maura Clarke, MM, Ita Ford, MM and Jean Donovan -- in El Salvador in December 1980. LCWR and the SHARE Foundation have … Continue reading This December 2nd, commemorate the witness of Ita, Maura, Jean and Dorothy