Saturday, November 11, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
Holy Redeemer Church
206 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Suggested fee $25, $10 for students.
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Please Join Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore on Saturday, November 11, for our Tenth Annual Peacemaker of the Year Event. We’ll gather at Holy Redeemer Church in Washington, DC for the 5:00 p.m. Mass, and then convene for our annual Peacemaker of the Year Award Dinner from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. Our 2017 award recipients are Rose Berger, Senior Associate Editor, Sojourners and Gerry Lee, Director, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns.
To pay by check, make your check payable to Pax Christi Metro DC. Mail to Luann Mostello, 546 Russell Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. Questions? Please contact Luann Mostello, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Gerry Lee
Gerry Lee has served in overseas and urban US ministry for more than 30 years. From 1984 to 1994, he, his wife, and their three daughters were a mission family in Venezuela with Maryknoll Lay Missioners (MLM). From 1994 to 2006, he served on the MLM staff. After 10 years as part of the food justice movement in the U.S., practicing urban farming with young adults and community leaders in inner city Philadelphia, he was chosen to direct the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns. Gerry took part in the historic 2016 Rome gathering that produced “An Appeal to the Catholic Church to Recommit to the Centrality of Gospel Nonviolence.”
About Rose Marie Berger
Rose Marie Berger is a Catholic poet and peace activist who writes about empire, art, social justice, and activism. She has authored three books, edited one, and contributed to many others. With Sojourners over three decades, she has worked as a peace organizer, internship program director, liturgist, community pastor, poetry editor, and, currently, as an associate editor of Sojourners magazine. She has traveled widely for her work. Like Gerry, she took part in the 2016 Rome gathering, and is active with Pax Christi International and the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative.