Pioneers for Justice: Seven Sisters Whose Prison Ministry Inspires Us

March 9, 2015

141During National Catholic Sisters’ Week 2015, March 8th -14th, Catholic Mobilizing Network will honor the work of seven women religious in prison ministry, restorative justice, and death penalty advocacy. Each day we will share via social media the story of a sister who is spreading the Gospel message of love in her courageous work. Join CMN in celebrating the work of these astonishing women!




Sister Rosemary Dowd, RSCJ Preaching Love and Forgiveness Where There Is No Love

Sister Rita Harwood, SND Healing Through Service

Sister Teresa Maher, CPPS We Are Able

Sister Margaret Carew, CCVI Faith Opens Jail Doors

Sister Lorry Villemaire, SSJ Peace Found in Prison

Sister Joan Campbell, SP On Pope John Paul II and the Death Penalty

Sister Linda Songy, SCSC Simple Gifts

National Catholic Sister’s Week is an annual celebration that takes place from March 8–14. Created to honor women religious, it is a series of events that instruct, enlighten, and bring greater focus to the lives of these incredible women. It’s our chance to recognize all they have done for us. To find out more, please visit the NCSW website.