In order to retain one’s own wellness, a peacebuilder must also exercise self-care. Situations of conflict can be immensely stressful, so peacebuilders need to know when to step back and take some time for self-care.
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.
In the midst of untold suffering and death of so many, our leaders are asking us to put our trust in weapons and militarism. As a Christian, Franz Jägerstätter had to choose between the teachings of God and the teachings of Caesar. He went with God and found eternal life.
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 […]