Dominican Volunteer Katherine Maloney reflects on International Day against Nuclear Tests, which is on August 29th every year. “This day reaffirms the global voluntary moratorium on nuclear testing, considers the possibility for a world without nuclear tests (and, further, without nuclear weapons) and renews the call for the ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), which was first introduced in 1996.” Read article by Dominican Volunteer Katherine Maloney
Monthly Archives: September 2016
I’m sure most of us remember the incredible scene of the “Miracle on the Hudson.” On a winter day in 2009, Chesley (Sully) Sullenberger, successfully landed a US Airways jet in the Hudson River without losing a single one of the 155 passengers. Shortly after takeoff at New York’s La Guardia airport, the plane flew into a flock of birds, knocking out both engines. Fearing he could not return to La Guardia or another airport, Sully felt he had no choice but to do a water landing in the Hudson. Sully became an overnight hero and celebrity for his remarkable landing.
A recent CBS news report stated that the number of Americans living beyond 100 is increasing. The Dominican Sisters of Peace share the story of Sr. Edwina Devlin, O.P., who will be turning 102 and how she “remains so vibrant and energized.” Read article
September 19, 2016, Adrian, Michigan – The Leadership Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters invites all people of good will to join them in eight minutes of silent, contemplative prayer each Tuesday from September 20, 2016, through Election Day on November 8.