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Dorothy Stang

Rev. Michael Pucke. pastor of St. Julie Billiart Catholic Parish in Hamilton, leads a cheer to Sr. Dorothy during the blessing of “The Sr. Dorothy Stang House”, a house for homeless families, during a dedication ceremony in Hamilton Saturday, May 27, 2017. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Members of St. Julie Billiart Parish in Hamilton and representatives from the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur gathered May 27 for the dedication and blessing of the Dorothy Stang House. Sister Dorothy, known for her outspoken efforts on behalf of the poor and the environment, was murdered in Brazil

Staff Report Two events are planned to mark the 10th anniversary the murder of murder of Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Dorothy Stang in February 2005. Sister Dorothy was shot and killed by hired gunmen as she walked along a dirt road in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil.

Friday, November 6, 2009 By Mary Caffrey Knapke Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Dorothy Stang has become well-known around the world since her 2005 murder in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. Now, Sister Dorothy’s story is being told in the book A Journey of Courage: The Amazing Story of