S. Ida Berresheim Receives Justice Award



Sister Ida Berresheim, CSJ was awarded the Oak of Justice Award from the Diocese of El Paso for her years of work for biblical justice and service to the poor in many organizations within the diocese. Since 1994, Sister Ida has served women immigrants through her border ministry at the Centro Mujeres de la Espreranza in El Paso, Texas.

The award was presented to her by Bishop Armando X. Ochoa at the 2011 Peace and Justice Awards dinner on September 29. The Oak of Justice awards are given to call attention to and encourage many of the peace and justice efforts going forward in the diocese.

Learn more about Sister Ida's work in the video 
"Welcoming the Stranger."

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