October 24, 2011
Greetings of peace!  Sr. Patricia Chappell, SNDdeN

Pax Christi USA is very excited to share with you that Sr. Patricia Chappell, SNDdeN has been been hired as the new Executive Director of Pax Christi USA, beginning November 1.


"This is an exciting time for Pax Christi USA as we explore new opportunities under Sr. Chappell's leadership," stated Sr. Josie Chrosniak, HM, National Council Chair of Pax Christi USA. "Sr. Chappell brings a wealth of experience in working with religious communities, youth and young adults, and marginalized communities which will enhance and grow our work for peace and justice in the world."


Sr. Chappell is a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Connecticut unit, and served on the Provincial Leadership Team for her community. She holds a Master's degree in Social Work from the Catholic University of America and was the Director of Youth Ministry at Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian Parish in Washington, D.C.


To read the entire release regarding today's announcement, click here. 


If you would like to send notes of welcome to Sr. Patty, you can direct them either to pchappell.pcusa@gmail.com or to the Washington, D.C. office at Pax Christi USA, 1225 Otis Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20017. The full release regarding today's announcement is available on the Pax Christi USA website at this link and you can also feel free to leave comments and notes of welcome on the website and on our Facebook page


In peace,


Johnny Zokovitch 

Director of National Field Operations, Pax Christi USA