A longtime national and international activist in the peace movement, Bishop Thomas Gumbleton is a founding member of Pax Christi USA and an outspoken critic of violence and militarism. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, and has published numerous articles and reports.

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Let's spread the message of Jesus wherever we go

The Peace Pulpit: If we reflect on the experience of those first disciples and try to not only hear it, understand it, but to come every week prepared to experience that presence of Jesus in his word and in the Eucharist, we too will strengthen our faith and know that he is alive.


Receive the Holy Spirit and he breathes on us

The Peace Pulpit: God has given all of us many gifts, but God expects us to share with others. Jesus gave the disciples the Holy Spirit to restrain evil and forgive sin, he's asking the same thing of us.


We experience Jesus as we grow in our ability to love

The Peace Pulpit: God is love. Where there is love there is God. I really hope and pray that all of us may have a beautiful, joyful Easter as we learn to love one another and come to know the risen Jesus in our own lives.


Enemy love is the only way to peace

Jesus came humble, riding on a donkey, rejecting violence, rejecting war, rejecting hatred, and teaching something so extraordinary we can hardly believe it — don't just love those who love you; love your enemies. Do good to those who hurt you. Return good for evil.


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