Puerto Rican artist Magdalena Gómez delivers a message of peace

By Jeannine Pitas
Witness Correspondent

DUBUQUE — Dubuque celebrated its 10th annual celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace with a series of events organized around the theme of “Women Making Peace.” The main event of this two-week festival, held at Loras College on Sept. 22, was a lecture by Puerto Rican poet, playwright and activist Magdalena Gómez, who has also worked as director of religious education in a parish and an assistant chaplain at a correctional facility.

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