November 5, 2018, Atlanta, Georgia – Just days before the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, Sister Mary Priniski, OP, spoke of the need for interfaith unity and respect for all human beings. She was addressing the fourth annual Repairing the World gathering of Jewish people and Catholics, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Atlanta and the Atlanta Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. Read more about Sister Mary’s ministry in social justice and her message at the gathering in this Georgia Bulletin article by Andrew Nelson.
July 5, 2017, Olympia, Washington – Through nearly 40 years of service to the Washington State Catholic Conference (WSCC), Sister Sharon Park, OP, has made great strides in bringing the vision of Catholic social teaching to the Washington state legislature. Sister Sharon’s involvement in social justice brought her from membership in the social justice committee of the Sisters’ Council to the position of Executive Director of the WSCC, the voice of the Catholic Bishops of Washington State. Read the article by Anna Weaver in Northwest Catholic.