VIDEO: Marie Dennis Virtual Solidarity on Tap

Marie Dennis is senior advisor to the secretary general of Pax Christi International, the global Catholic peace movement. She was co-president of Pax Christi International from 2007 to 2019 and serves on the executive committee of Pax Christi’s Catholic Nonviolence Initiative.

Giving Up Violence for Lent – Can We Do It?

Try being a peacemaker this Lenten season, and keep a keen eye on the many ways our culture encourages violence, especially among boys (just page through a toy catalog). Ask God for the grace to promote Jesus' peace, the peace the world cannot give, the peace that allowed him to endure the mocking, the scourging, the profound pain of the cross, with the words, "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do."