May 1, 2014
By Lori W.
Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) is an annual weekend gathering held in Washington, D.C. that connects faith to public policy. The Sisters of Mercy are among dozens of co-sponsors. This year’s focus was on the culture of violence and our Christian call to peace-making. Here, Lori reflects on her experience and how it translated to classroom learning for her students.
Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2014 was a very intense weekend. It was a powerhouse of an experience containing a treasure trove of information. The conference participants were highly educated, organized, passionate and faith-filled individuals from several different religious traditions. The speakers throughout this weekend were quite impressive as they shared stories of the incredible strides they have made in influencing government policies as well as those in the pews. Read More