Sr. Ruth is a Religious of the Sacred Heart living in San Diego, California, where she teaches religion and social studies at Our Lady’s School. She served as a CMN fellow in 2020. Ruth’s experience with the legal system as a victim’s family member reinforced and energized her desire to end the death penalty.
Sr. Ruth Cunnings, RSCJ
On the first Holy Thursday, Jesus invited his human, fallible followers to sit at his table — and he does the same for us today.
After participating in CMN's Harm, Healing, and Human Dignity Conference, Ruth Cunnings finds herself imagining restorative justice as a beautiful stained glass window.
On the first Holy Thursday, Jesus invited his human, fallible followers to sit at his table—and does the same for us today.