Brenna CussenBrenna Cussen, 26, is a member of the Saint Peter Claver Catholic Worker community in South Bend, Indiana. She works with the Catholic Peace Fellowship to spread Church teaching on war and conscience and offers direct support and counseling to soldiers. She holds a master’s degree from the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross. Brenna was a member of the 2004 Catholic Worker Peace Team to Israel/Palestine. She visited Darfur in December 2004.



Harry Duchesne Harry Duchesne, 43, is the Director of Campus Ministry at Anna Maria College, and the Coordinator of High School Religious Education at St. Mary’s Parish, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. He has been a youth educator and liturgical musician for more than 20 years. He has led college retreats on nonviolence at the Agape community for 12 years. Mr. Duchesne has two children: Solana (11) and Isaiah (9). He has a bachelor’s degree from Niagara University and lives at Emma House in Worcester, Massachusetts.



Liz Fallon Liz Fallon, 23, is a member of the Saint Peter Claver Catholic Worker community in South Bend, Indiana. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.



Ken Hannaford-Ricardi Ken Hannaford-Ricardi, 58, is a member of the Saints Francis & Thérèse Catholic Worker community in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has five children. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Religion from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. As an active member of the human rights organization Voices in the Wilderness since 1998, Mr. Hannaford-Ricardi traveled three times to Iraq. He was a member of the 2003 Catholic Worker Peace Team to Israel/Palestine.



The Brian Kavanagh in HartfordBrian Kavanagh,66, is a founding member of the Saint Martin de Porres Catholic Worker community in Hartford, Connecticut. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Hartford Art School. He participated in two long fasts for an end to economic sanctions imposed on Iraq in 1991. He traveled to the Puerto Rican island of Vieques in 2000 to call for the closure of the US military bombing range. In 2002, he went to the Israeli-occupied West Bank where he visited the Palestinian refugee camp of Jenin.




Tom LewisTom Lewis, 65, first experimented with civil disobedience during the Civil Rights era as a member of CORE. He shifted his focus to stopping the Vietnam War as part of such nonviolent actions as the Baltimore 4 and the Catonsville 9. He is an artist and teacher, and has illustrated a number of books by Daniel Berrigan, S.J. Mr. Lewis lives at Emma House in Worcester, Massachusetts.



Scott Schaeffer-DuffyScott Schaeffer-Duffy, 46, is a founding member of the Saints Francis & Thérèse Catholic Worker community in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is married to the award-winning journalist Claire Schaeffer-Duffy. They have four children: Justin (19), Grace (16), Patrick (13), and Aiden (10). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has participated in peace campaigns in Nicaragua, Bosnia, India, Israel/Palestine, and Iraq. He was a member of Catholic Worker Peace Teams to Israel/Palestine in 2001, 2002, and 2004. He visited Darfur in December 2004.

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