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Global Peace Film Festival in Orlando, FL

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Nina Streich  // Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions  The Global Peace Film Festival, established in 2003, uses the power of the moving image to further the cause of peace on earth. From the outset, the GPFF envisioned … read more

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Petitioning for Love in Fond du Lac, WI

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Ruth Battaglia // Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions  We held a contemplative prayer service at Marian University in Fond du Lac. In the manner of lament there was the silent naming of violence that was of concern to … read more

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Twin Cities Nonviolent Engages the Community for Action Week

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Fay Connors  // Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions  From September 21-30, 2018, 100’s of individuals/organizations came together to provide over 70 events to educate, engage and send a message that a nonviolent Twin Cities is our future.  … read more

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Denver, CO Brings Families together in Nonviolence

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Mark Meeks  // Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions  We gathered for worship in our sanctuary at our usual Sunday morning time.  We lit our Peace Prayer Candle as we do every Sunday.  We sang “Ain’t Gonna Study … read more

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Testimony from Atomic Bomb Survivors in Winooski, VT

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Marguerite Adelman // Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions  From September 18-20, 2018, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Burlington VT Branch completed 3 days of nuclear disarmament/peace education programming at 6 schools (4 high schools … read more

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Sisters of the Most Precious Blood Pray Around the Peace Pole

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Sr. Rosemary Russell  // Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions  The evening of September 19 was very peaceful. Gathered in the St. Joseph Chapel, O’Fallon, MO were Sisters of the Most Precious Blood, their Partners in Mission (Lay … read more

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A Radical Prayer for a Nonviolent Heart

by Erin Bechtol // Pace e Bene

Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love, and Nonviolence is a guide to daily connection to God through prayers that meditate on the challenges facing us today. With reflections on each continent, wildlife, and homelessness among many more topics, John Dear guides us … read more

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A Reflection on Pope Francis’ Visit to Ireland

by Erin Bechtol // Pace e Bene

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate   Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Ireland on August 25-26th comes at a time when people need hope. The Irish Church has been devastated by the abuse scandals, which have never been properly dealt with. … read more

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A Radical Prayer for Refugees

by Erin Bechtol // Pace e Bene

Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love, and Nonviolence is a guide to daily connection to God through prayers that meditate on the challenges facing us today. With reflections on each continent, wildlife, and homelessness among many more topics, John Dear guides us … read more

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