Planting for Peace ‘A different kind of tree’

afghan_youth_treeIn March, Sister Pat Chaffee, OP (Racine) traveled to Afghanistan to represent the Racine Dominicans’ support of the Afghan Youth for Peace effort. The group planted trees as symbols of the young people’s desire to be rooted in peace. The full story, and a video with images from the tree planting and a poem written by the youth, is posted at For more information about the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers, and the Live Without Wars 2011 Project, visit