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Rita, Kate, Brigid, & Jane McDonald

  • Take away the landmines. / All we want is to ban mines.

    • Rita, Kate, Brigid, & Jane McDonald,
    • in Southside Pride ()
  • We're willing to suffer to help eliminate the suffering of others. ... There's always some terrible injustice going on. For many people, their goal is to be comfortable. This work is not comfortable. You have to pay a price for justice, and go to jail if necessary to get what you want.

    • Rita, Kate, Brigid, & Jane McDonald,
    • in Southside Pride ()
  • Being active in peace and justice work is part of being spiritual. It is healthy for the soul.

    • Rita, Kate, Brigid, & Jane McDonald,
    • in Southside Pride ()

Rita, Kate, Brigid, & Jane McDonald, U.S. peace activists, Catholic nuns, educators, social workers

Rita, Kate, Brigid, and Jane all belong to the religious order St. Joseph of Carondelet; as of 2014 they are in their seventies. and still actively protesting and speaking up. I believe each of the four has been jailed for civil disobedience. They have also founded and supported social work ministries for battered women and the poor.