A number of Adrian Dominican Sisters, Associates, and friends braved the heat and crowds of Washington, D.C., to express their commitment and concern for Earth and her inhabitants. The group – along with students from Siena Heights University in Adrian – were participating in the People’s Climate March on April 29. Read more
Monthly Archives: May 2017
“April 24 – May 3 marked the sixteenth convening of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Concurrently, it marked the first outreach efforts by civil society groups to various member states on behalf of the NGO Committee on Migration to advocate for a human rights-based approach to the Global Compact on Migration […]” Read article by Dominican Volunteer Katherine Maloney
Columbus, OH – Representatives of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Ohio Dominican University, the Columbus Recreation & Parks Dept., and the Friends of Freedom Society gathered on April 20, 2017 to dedicate a historical marker commemorating the importance of Alum Creek and other Central Ohio tributaries as routes used by escaped slaves during the Underground Railroad.
A recent article features Dominican Sister of Blauvelt Ceil Lavan, OP and the sister rally to the people’s Climate March in Washington, D.C. that took place in White Plains on April 29, 2017. Sister Ceil was the march organizer. Read article
Submitted by Allison Beyer
Dominican Volunteers USA extends a heartfelt thank you to everyone who came out to support DVUSA at the 2017 annual celebration of Praedicare: Set the World on Fire on April 22. Current Dominican Volunteer Kayla Grodzicki eloquently reflected on her experience as a Dominican Volunteer serving at Sarah’s Inn and living in the House of Connections community in Chicago. Dominican Sisters, former volunteers, friends and family shared an enjoyable evening of music, dancing, fun, and fellowship. Learn more about our current Dominican Volunteers and the organizations they serve here. Thanks for all you do to support DVUSA!
At the celebration Sister Bernadine Karge, OP received the Marcella Connolly, OP Leadership Award for her outstanding work as a lawyer in the field of immigration and justice. Please continuing reading below to learn more about Marcella Connolly, OP (written by Sister Bernadine Karge, OP).