Bill Ofenloch

Mark Colville’s Address at Buffalo Peace Center Award, November 2021

August 1, 2022

As this evening approached, I was anticipating feeling what I am in fact feeling now: that tonight I’d be in a place where it would be better to do more…

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Sacred Duty: Revisiting the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 by Sean Howard, Cape Breton Spectator, April 7, 2022

April 18, 2022

Four years ago — on 4 April 2018, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — seven Catholic Plowshares activists conducted a ‘symbolic disarmament’ of…

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April 4 Anniversary Walk in NYC and Legal Updates

March 28, 2022

To mark the fourth anniversary of their action the KBP7 and supporters are planning a Walk for Peace and Nuclear Abolition beginning at Riverside Church in NYC and ending at…

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I took part in an anti-nuclear protest. Then I was suspended from the Knights of Columbus by Patrick O’Neill, NCR, March 18, 2022

March 24, 2022

When a first-class, stamped envelope from the Knights of Columbus arrived in my mailbox in January, I wondered what it could be. Other than the Knights’ magazine, Columbia, sent to…

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KBP7 Denounce War in Ukraine 3/4/22

March 4, 2022

The Kings Bay Plowshares Denounce the War in Ukraine The following statement has been prepared by Mark Colville, 203-645-5417 Today the Kings Bay Plowshares Seven join our prayers with…

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New Haven peace activist dealing with son’s cancer while prison still a possibility, By Ed Stannard, New Haven Register, Jan 12, 2022

January 31, 2022

Mark Colville served 18 months in jail for his 2018 protest of the U.S. nuclear weapons program and he’s still battling what he considers an idolatrous government.

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Mark Colville’s Jan. 10 Probation Hearing Postponed

January 7, 2022

Friends, We just got word that the Federal Court in Hartford has suspended in-person court appearances and is holding procedures virtually instead for the time being. Mark has decided that…

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Vigil for Mark Colville’s Probation Violation Hearing, January 10

December 28, 2021

Join us on January 10 at 1 PM for a vigil either in person outside the federal courthouse in Hartford, CT or virtually to support Mark Colville, one of the…

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Prison Sentences and Home Confinements Completed, November 24

November 24, 2021

Rejoice! All prison sentences are complete. As of yesterday all the KBP7 have finished their home confinement after prison terms. Patrick O’Neill finished his incarceration and removed his ankle monitor…

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Patrick O’Neill’s Incarceration and Home Confinement Ends, November 19, 2021

November 18, 2021

Dear Friends of Peace, By the time you read this my 14-month federal prison sentence will have ended. Friday, November 19 marks the final day of my incarceration. I have…

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