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NATIONAL GATHERING: Register today for the 2016 PCUSA National Gathering

Just a reminder to register for the 2016 Pax Christi USA National Gathering to take place in Linthicum, Maryland on Friday, August 12, 2016 through Sunday, August 14, 2016.

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How Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day Inspired the Catholic Peace Movement

The belated surge of public interest in Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton, long regarded as occupying the fringe of mainstream Catholicism, suggests the timeliness of their spirituality.

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How Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day Inspired the Catholic Peace Movement – Part 2: The Prophetic Witness of Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day’s winding path toward becoming a believer and eventual social justice icon within the Catholic Church inspires many in the Catholic Peace Movement.

Biofuels: Environmental Degradation, Food Insecurity and Violence in Developing Nations Each Time We Fill Up Our Tanks

Today, much of the corn, sugarcane and soy, which once went to food or animal feed, is being used as fuel.

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Blessed Offerings: A Quilt for Catholic Women

The following is a meditation from long-time Pax Christi member, Eileen Melia of Arlington, Virginia. A request from the Women’s Ordination Conference (WOC) and listening to the Spirit led to the creation of this quilt which I’ve named “Blessed Offerings.” Making this quilt has given me great joy! My mind, heart, and soul believe that […]

Dorothy Day: Practitioner of the Incarnation

By Art Laffin
The greatest gift I received from Dorothy is the importance of LIVING the Eucharist. Dorothy practiced an incarnational theology which was deeply rooted in prayer and the Eucharist. She recognized that to receive the Eucharist implied a risk: to give of herself completely in suffering love as Jesus did.

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