Posted on May 9, 2010 in Homilies
Fr. Dan Ruff, S.J. – Pastor
Old St. Joseph’s Church, Philadelphia
6th Sunday of Easter C – 5-9-10 – 5:30 p.m. Vigil & 11:30 a.m.
Her name was Peace Pilgrim, at least from her 45th year onward. I could tell you her real name, but I feel pretty sure that she would say it was unimportant. She changed the name herself on January 1, 1953, when she began what she considered her true vocation – living simply, fasting, walking, and witnessing for peace. By 1964, when she stopped counting miles, she had walked 25,000 miles for peace in Canada and the United...