El Salvador churchwomen martyred

The Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland in collaboration with John Carroll University, Notre Dame College, Ursuline College, COAR(Community Oscar Arnulfo Romero), and the Interreligious Task Force on Central America (IRTF) ask us to join with them on December 2, 2015  to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the martyrdom of the four churchwomen–Maura Clarke, MM;  Ita Ford, […]

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I’m Not Up for Martyrdom

by Kathleen Ryan, SND on November 27, 2012

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It was a night like any other in San Salvador in 1980.  The Cleveland mission team working in LaLibertad was  well aware of the dangers involved in staying in the war-torn county.  Lay missionary Jean Donovan knew particularly well the danger she was in.  A few weeks earlier she wrote to her friend: “The Peace Corps […]

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