Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Extend Invitation for Service to Honor Sr. Dorothy Stang, SND; the “Martyr of the Amazon.”

SR. Dorothy StangThe Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur invite you to a celebration of Sr. Dorothy Stang, a courageous SND who on Feb. 12, 2005 was murdered by men who wanted to stop her work on behalf of the poor farming families in Apapu, Brazil.

The event will take place 1-3 p.m., June 6 at the Franciscan Spiritual Center, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston.

A PowerPoint presentation on Sr. Dorothy will be followed by a brief discussion and reception.


If you would like to attend, please send your name, address, telephone number and email address by June 1 to: Marcee Stiger, or call 410-486-5599, ext. 407.

Sr. Dorothy was working closely with the Church’s Pastoral Land Commission that struggles for the rights of rural workers and peasants, and defends land reform in Brazil.

She spent 40 years working hand-in-hand with many other SND’s, including Sr. Jane Dwyer, a graduate of Note Dame High School, Moylan