Sister Mary Ellen Wisner, O.P. will have her own solo art exhibit, “A Life in Colors,” at Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, Ossining, New York. The exhibit will show artwork of oil and watercolor paintings. A reception for Sister Mary Ellen will be held on Sunday, August 28, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Read article
Monthly Archives: August 2016
Sisters Francis Clare Fischer and Mary Susanna Vasquez, Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, are ready for the adventure of a lifetime! The August 20 pilgrimage walking the Camino de Santiago, Way of Saint James, does not start on foot but with a plane trip to Biarritz, France, and a train to St. Jean-Pied-de-Port on the French side of the Pyrenees. The pilgrimage culminates about 500 miles later in Santiago, Spain. They plan to walk about 12-15 miles a day to resting places of pilgrim hostels along the way.
On August 7, 2016, the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill celebrated St. Dominic’s Feast Day and held a special ceremony for the Associates. The gathering welcomed new Associate, Marisa Ganey, to the community; and Associate Kathryne Hof recommitted to the community for 5 years. Read article
On July 23, 2016, Sister Rejane Cytacki took over as the new Executive Director for the Racine Dominicans’ Eco-Justice Center. Sister Rejane is a member of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Kansas. She has a master’s degree in earth literacy and has been an environmental educator for over 10 years. Read article
August 12, 2016, Adrian, Michigan – During a special August 8 Liturgy marking the feast day of their founder, St. Dominic, the Adrian Dominican Sisters formally received Sister Katherine Frazier as a novice.
Sister Katherine will begin her 10-month, canonical period in the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate in St. Louis in mid-August. There, she and two novices from the Dominican Sisters of Peace will experience Dominican community life, prayer, study, and ministry as they discern their call to vowed life.