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Mary Jo Leddy, CM (born 1946) is a Canadian writer, speaker, theologian and social activist.

Leddy is widely recognized for her work with refugees at Toronto's Romero House. She began working for the centre as a night manager in 1991, and has been its director since then. After thirty years, as a member of the Roman Catholic Sisters of Our Lady of Sion, she left that congregation in 1994.

In 1973, she was the founding editor of the Catholic New Times. She is author of the books "Say to the Darkness We Beg to Differ" (Lester and Orpen Denys, finalist City of Toronto Book Award), Reweaving Religious Life: Beyond the Liberal Model (Twenty Third Publications, 1990), At the Border Called Hope: Where Refugees are Neighbours (HarperCollins, 1997 and finalist for the Trillium Award) and Radical Gratitude (Orbis Books, 2002).

The recipient of a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto, studied under the direction of Emil Fackenheim, she is currently an adjunct professor at Regis College, the Jesuit theological school at that university.

Leddy received the Human Relations Award of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews (1987), the Ontario Citizenship Award (1993), and the Order of Canada (1996).

She has received several honorary doctorates:
  • LL.D - York University
  • D.Litt- Mount Saint Vincent
  • LL.D - Windsor
  • D.Litt- Waterloo
  • DD - St. Andrew's
  • D.M. - Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
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Total Books: 8
The Other Face of God When the Stranger Calls Us Home
Our Friendly Local Terrorist
2010 - Our Friendly Local Terrorist (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781897071601
ISBN-10: 1897071604

Radical Gratitude
2002 - Radical Gratitude (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781570754487
ISBN-10: 1570754489
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles, Substores
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.

In the Eye of the Catholic Storm The Church Since Vatican II
1992 - In the Eye of the Catholic Storm the Church Since Vatican II (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780006377573
ISBN-10: 0006377572
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

At the border called hope Where refugees are neighbours
At the Border Called Hope Where Refugees Are Neighbours (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780002557382
ISBN-10: 000255738X

Say to the darkness we beg to differ
Reweaving Religious Life Beyond the Liberal Model
Reweaving Religious Life Beyond the Liberal Model (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780896224407
ISBN-10: 0896224406
Genre: Religion & Spirituality

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