New book tells story of sisters’ 1960s education ministry

Sinsinawa Dominicans

A recent article in the National Catholic Reporter (“Small school with great expectations: Catholic sisters at work”) focuses on the inspiration and influence of two Sinsinawa Dominican sisters (Patricia Caraher, OP, and Marilyn Aiello, OP) who taught at a small, segregated Catholic high school for blacks in Mobile, Alabama, in the mid-1960s. A new book, “From the Back of the Pews to the Head of the Class,” features interviews of graduates and faculty from this school. Read NCR article