Last April, Sister Patricia Solomon was name the 2017 Pax Christi Teacher of Peace by Pax Christi Toronto. Sister Solomon, an Ojibway from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph. he is the Coordinator of her congregation’s Faith and Justice Ministry, dedicated to ecological justice, and opposition to human trafficking and systemic poverty.
Sr. Patricia plays an important role in the education of Catholics and others on the importance of healing and reconciliation for our First Nations brothers and sisters. She is a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle – a Catholic coalition fostering relationships between the Catholic Church and Indigenous people in Canada. The Canadian Religious Conference is also a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle.
Pax Christi Toronto is a small but growing group of concerned Catholics who are trying to make the statement that a non-violent approach to living and dealing with the world’s problems is the only solution that will work in the long term. It is part of Pax Christi International, a Catholic peace movement with 120 member organisations worldwide that promotes peace, respect of human rights, justice & reconciliation throughout the world.
Read the story published in Catholic Register: www.catholicregister.org/features/catholic-education/item/24995-pax-christi-s-2017-teacher-of-peace-offers-lesson-in-reconciliation