Father Nicanor Austriaco, OP, cancer researcher and assistant professor of biology at Providence College in Rhode Island, recently spoke to priests and deacons of the Archdiocese of Atlanta on end-of-life issues. Read article in Georgia Bulletin
Monthly Archives: June 2012
The American Sign Language track of the 2012 Eucharistic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia, featured Sister Shirley Bodisch, OP, as a presenter. Sister Shirley, a native of Boston, has worked in deaf ministry for more than 30 years in Louisiana and Mississippi. Read story in Georgia Bulletin
Dominican Sisters of Amityville
Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt
Dominican Sisters of Peace
Dominican Sisters of St Catherine de Ricci
Dominican Sisters of Springfield
Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids
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“The year was 1858. Three brave women religious—Maria Benedicta Bauer, Thomasina Ginker, and Cunigunda Schell—leave Germany by boat for the new world with a mission of teaching German immigrant children and eventually caring for elderly women,” noted Racine Dominican Vice President Sister Agnes Johnson as her community began a year of sesquicentennial celebration. After traveling the United States, the three pioneer women settled in Racine, Wisconsin, on May 12, 1862, to start a new community. Read more
The problem of trafficking in persons is a prevalent issue in any country, regardless of its socio-economic status or level of development. The United Nations estimates that 2.5 million people are being trafficked at any given time. In 2011, more than 161 countries reported problems with human trafficking; they were either a country of origin, transit, or destination.