Mary Jo Leddy

Writer, theologian, founder of Toronto’s Romero House, founding editor of The Catholic New Times, and passionate advocate for human rights and peace issues, Mary Jo Leddy is the recipient of many honorary doctorates, and awards, including the Order of Canada. She has written many books, several of which feature or reflect on the work and life of Romero House, such as Radical Gratitude (Orbis 2002), and At the Border Called Hope: Where Refugees Are Neighbours (Orbis 2011), which was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award in l997. Mary Jo has lectured internationally and is a frequent radio and TV commentator. At Romero House, she is also renowned for her creative use of leftovers in making delicious meals, and her dedication to the local neighbourhood.

Books By Mary Jo Leddy