First, I want to thank each one of you throughout the Sacred Heart Family who held me in prayer on February 27th as I joined with 41 other women religious, priests and laypeople in an act of civil disobedience in support of the Dreamers. Although it was my first time ever getting arrested, I found it was a deeply moving experience to spend an entire day engaged in such a well-planned and carefully choreographed act of solidarity.
On Saturday,September 30th, RSCJ Associates Tamae Wong and Lauren Brownlee joined Sr. Diane Roche for a day-long event calling for racial justice. The group gathered with over 3,000 other activists from around the country and marched from Lincoln Park in NE Washington to the Washington Monument. Other friends met up with us along the way, including two Sisters of Mercy and a young man who is part of the extended Kearny St.