In November 2016, during two separate Rites of Acceptance at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, the Dominican Sisters of Adrian accepted four new associates into Associate Life. Read more
If you would like to join others of all faith in “100 Days of Prayer” as our new president will begin his administration, brought to you by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, please go here: http://dominicansistersconference.org/100-days-of-prayer/.
“Each year the United States Mission to the United Nations releases a Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report to re-assess and evaluate the status of human trafficking (both sex trafficking and labor trafficking) worldwide. At this point in time, human trafficking is not only an issue discussed with regularity at the UN, but it is also an issue central to the advocacy of the Catholic Church. For the first time in 70 years, the United States brought the issue of human trafficking into discussions in the United Nations Security Council . . .” Read article by Dominican Volunteer Katherine Maloney
When the Dominican Sisters of Houston gather annually for our Advent Prayer and Brunch, it has been our custom to give the Pauline Gannon Service Recognition Award to either, an employee, volunteer or benefactor. This award is the sisters’ way of recognizing friends and partners whose companionship and service deserve special honor. When we gathered on Saturday, December 17, we broke with that tradition. In her opening remarks, Sr. Donna Pollard announced that in this 800 anniversary year of the Order of Preachers, we were gathering to honor every member of the Dominican Family around the globe. We were joined by many of the Dominican Vietamese sisters as well as other members of the Dominican Family in Houston.
Dominican Sisters of Caldwell: St. Catherine of Siena Healthcare Center Named in 2016 List of Best Nursing Homes
U.S. News & World Report recently evaluated nearly 16,000 nursing homes nationwide and determined that slightly over 2,000 should be included on the 2016 list of Best Nursing Homes. These represent about 13 percent of all homes and reflect a 41 percent decrease from last year. Eighty-three of these best nursing homes can be found in New Jersey, including St. Catherine of Siena Healthcare Center operated by the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell.