Sisters honored for community service, parish ministry

On Feb. 11, the Springfield (Illinois) Chapter of the NAACP bestowed its 2011 Community Service Award, given for meritorius contribution to the community, to St. Martin DePorres Center, where several Dominican Sisters of Springfield minister. Also, Sister Mary Jean Traeger, OP received an award from Church Women United honoring her work in St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Springfield. Read more/view photos