Sister Rose Marie Tresp is passionate about social justice believing that individuals and the country must practice and embody Matthew 25 both individually and in the structures of government. She is a Sister of Mercy, serving since 2008 as the Mercy Justice Organizer and Educator for a regional area of the Sisters of Mercy Religious Women's Community, covering 17 states, Guam, and Jamaica. She advocates and educates on the Mercy Critical Concerns of immigration, environment, non-violence, women's issues, and racism. She has demonstrated against U.S. involvement in the war in Iraq, organized immigration education workshops, and attended No Wall demonstrations to protest the erection of walls to keep immigrants from entering this country. She has also been arrested for civil disobedience in DC to protest the separation of immigrant children from their parents. She is a member of the Mercy Anti Racism Committee.
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