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Celebrating the Treaty in Kentucky

If you live near the Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky, you heard the bells ringing at noon on Friday, January 22, in celebration of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. But Mary Swain, SL, decided to try to amplify the sound so everyone could hear for miles around. So she pitched an op-ed to the local newspaper—here’s the result. Great work, Mary!

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Sunday Vigil at Y-12 in Oak Ridge Tennessee

Sunday Vigil

OREPA has held Sunday vigils every week for more than 22 years at the main entrance to the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex (intersection of Scarboro Rd and East Bear Creek Road). We will now be holding the vigil at 4:00PM ET during the winter months so we don’t have to be sitting out in the dark. We are outdoors and space our chairs; when covid numbers are up, we encourage people to wear masks. Bring your own chair, we have some umbrellas for sun shade or rain.

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