Sister Patty Chappell, a member of the leadership team of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur's U.S. East-West Province and former executive director of Pax Christi USA has been awarded a special honor.
In the June 29, 2022 issue of National Catholic Reporter, Aleja Hertzler-McCain writes about the 20 women and men newly named as Pax Christi USA Ambassadors of Peace:
Pax Christi USA, an arm of the international Catholic peace movement, has named 20 new Ambassadors of Peace, who join 30 previous such ambassadors in being recognized for contributions they have made toward furthering the practice of Gospel nonviolence.
These new ambassadors have been named in celebration of the group's 50th anniversary, and they will be commissioned during a Mass at the organization's national conference, which will be held in Washington from Aug. 5-7.
The 20 new Ambassadors of Peace include Fr. Chris Ponnet, Maryknoll Sr. Jean Fallon, Pearlette Springer, Cathy Woodson, Mary Hanna, Barbara Richardson, Kathy O'Leary, Judith Kelly, Isaac Chandler, Olga Sarabia, Jean Stokan, Scott Wright, Ronaldo Cruz, Jo Clarke, St. Joseph Sr. Jane Morrissey, Benedict Sr. Anne McCarthy, Bob Cooke, Notre Dame de Namur Sr. Patricia Chappell, Presentation Sr. Pegge Boehm, and Mary Yelenick.
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