Sister Alice Zachmann: honored as peacemaker

Sister Alice Zachmann, SSND, was honored in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 30, 2019, as one of six living champions of peace and nonviolence. The 2019 honorees joined 365 living and deceased women honored by the National Women’s History Alliance, 1980-present.

2019 Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence. National Women’s History Alliance. Awards given in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2019. Sister Alice Zachmann, SSND, (middle row, second from left in white jacket) was one of the honorees as a peace and justice activist, and founder and former Director of the Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA.

Group photo includes the six living honorees as well as Alliance staff and board members, both present and past.

Friends of Sister Alice from D.C. and representatives from SSND and its area institutions attended the awards luncheon. Among the latter were the following:

  • Sister Hanna Mignogno, SSND, faculty, Institute of Notre Dame, Baltimore, MD.
  • Ms Cece Cavolo, ’20, student, Notre Dame Preparatory School, Towson, MD.
  • Sister Sharon Slear, SSND, Provost, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD.
  • Sisters Ann Scholz and Barbara Brumleve, SSND, representatives of Central Pacific Province, SSND.
  • Sister Marion Welter, SSND, companion to Sister Alice, Mankato, MN.

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