Nominees announced for 2021 Teacher of Peace Award

This year, thirty nominees were put forward as possible recipients to receive the Pax Christi USA 2021 Teacher of Peace Award. Each year (with the exception of a four year hiatus between 2017-20), Pax Christi USA honors an outstanding peacemaker in the tradition of Sr. Thea Bowman, Dan Berrigan, Cesar Chávez, Dianna Ortiz, Dorothy Day, Ray East, Bishop … Continue reading Nominees announced for 2021 Teacher of Peace Award

The violence of White silence: As sick as our secrets

by Kim RediganPax Christi Michigan Ed. note: The following is a reflection first given in 2016 and reprinted recently on the author's blog. Twenty-eight years ago this very day, I made my way down a flight of church basement stairs – the longest walk I’ve ever taken – in order to save my life. Although … Continue reading The violence of White silence: As sick as our secrets