In this episode, host Brittany Wilmes chats in studio with Sr. Michele Morek about symbols of peace in Kansas City and at the United Nations in New York. Later in the episode, Brittany interviews peace activist Jack Gilroy and conscientious objector Logan Isaac.
- The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri is worth a visit. When you cross the glass bridge into the museum, look down for the field of red poppies.
- At the United Nations in New York, St. George defeats a dragon made of military weapons.
- Jack Gilroy's organization Friends of Franz and Ben honors Catholic conscientious objectors.
- Coming soon to a theater near you: "Radegund," a film about the life of Franz Jagerstatter.
- The Consistent Life Network, American Solidarity Party and Pax Christi Metro D.C. joined Friends of Franz and Ben for a peace procession in D.C. this week.
- Jack read this litany during the prayer service.
- Learn more about Logan Isaac, author of Reborn on the Fourth of July and For God and Country.
- Logan mentions Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector whose story is told in "Hacksaw Ridge," reviewed here by Sr. Rose Pacatte.
- Want more on peacemaking from NCR? Visit our Making Peace feature series.
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