Adrian Dominicans Sister Donna named president of Catholic Charities USA

adrian_donna_markhamSister Donna Markham, OP, PhD, former prioress of the Adrian Dominican Congregation, has been selected to serve as the next president of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA). The first woman chosen for this position, she succeeds Rev. Larry Snyder and will officially assume office as CCUSA’s 10th president on June 1, 2015. “I am both honored and humbled to engage in this enormously important ministry,” said Sister Donna, currently president of the Behavioral Health Institute for Mercy Health. “There can be no greater call than to serve and advocate on behalf of persons who struggle to get by in a world where they are all too frequently relegated to the margins of society and where they long for dignity, hope, and compassion.” Read more