Mary Heckler, ¡Presente!

Mary Heckler, ¡Presente!

Mary Jo Heckler, beloved daughter, sister, and friend, passed on April 16, 2021 after a brief illness. Mary was born November 30, 1948 in Sidney, Ohio, the daughter of Ruth and Robert Heckler, the second of five children. She attended Holy Angels Catholic Schools. As...

Dorothy Cotton, Presente!

I traveled to Ithaca, New York, earlier this month to attend the public memorial service for Dorothy Cotton, the under-recognized educator, organizer, and singer/musician. Her legacy is little known despite having been the only woman to hold a leadership position at...

In Memoriam: A Tribute to a Cloud of Witnesses

Our community of peace-and-justice-makers has lost several beloved members in the past few weeks. This is a small but heartfelt personal tribute to a half-dozen people whose lives have touched mine and who have passed from this earthly journey in recent days. Next...