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LEFT to RIGHT: Mike Saul with members of the Evanston community; Sister Rose William Herzog; Luanne and Larry Gibboney; Ann Bollheimer with a member of St. Michael's twinning parish from El Salvador.
These awards honor the works of Sister Dorothy Stang, who went to Brazil nearly 50 years ago along with four other Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. In 1966, the sisters established a new convent at Coroatá in the state of Maranhão. As the sisters learned about the oppression of

By Susie Bergman Imagine boarding a plane to leave the comfort and security of your homeland to begin a mission solely focused on relationship-building with people you’ve never met. It’s a mission that will take you to places you have never experienced before, with an unfamiliar culture and a significant

When the canonization ceremony for Blessed Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, is held in Rome on Oct. 14, Catholics in the archdiocese will be among those celebrating. Archbishop Romero, an outspoken advocate for the poor, was shot and killed March 24, 1980, as he celebrated Mass in a hospital

January 11, 2011 By Eileen Connelly   Last December The Catholic Telegraph reported on the series of memorial events commemorating the 30th anniversary of four churchwomen slain in El Salvador on Dec. 2, 1980.  But there is an important footnote to that story: In the decades since Ursuline Sister Dorothy