St. Walburg Sisters Working for Peace

The Benedictines of St. Walburg Monastery in Villa Hill, Kentucky, have been active in peace making activities through a number of initiatives, working and praying in cooperation with other religious sisters in the area.  These include:

    *Bi-monthly Peace Prayer Vigil at a city park

    *Annual visit with the men on Kentucky’s death row

    *Participation in Northern Kentucky Justice & Peace Committee

    *Advocacy, especially about immigration and environmental justice, through 

         letter-writing and rallies

    *Funding of assistance to ICE detainees for bonds, legal fees, and family support

    *Participation in Mexican border trips with presentations and fund-raising at home.