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Anne McCarthy, OSB

Anne McCarthy, OSB coordinates Benedictines for Peace in Erie, PA, and is active in a number of local coalitions addressing climate, peace and policy for racial justice. A former National Coordinator of Pax Christi USA (1991-1994), she leads retreats on nonviolence, Benedictine spirituality, feminism and contemplative sitting prayer. On staff with Benetvision and Monasteries of the Heart, she is also one of the nurses for her monastic community. After living in a small Catholic Worker house in Erie, she enjoys gardening with children in a small neighborhood garden. In 2022, Pax Christi USA named Sr. Anne an Ambassador of Peace, a person chosen for their contributions in preaching and practicing gospel nonviolence, peacemaking, reconciliation, and justice.

Events with Anne McCarthy, OSB

Birthing the Peace of Christ: Advent Retreat Series on Gospel Nonviolence: Part 1 (online)
December 6, 2022

To register for the full series all at once and at a discounted rate, click here. Session 1: Exploring Nonviolence What would it look like to partake in “birthing the Peace of Christ” this Advent?  Pope Francis tells us that “to be true followers of Jesus today also includes embracing…

Birthing the Peace of Christ: An Advent Series on Gospel Nonviolence: Complete Series (online)
December 6 - 20, 2022

The Series: The Peace of Christ stands in contrast to the Pax Romana, the famous way the Romans created peace in their empire through violence and oppression.  Today we still long for true and lasting peace.  Let Advent be an opportunity for you to bring Christ’s peace into the world. …