On May 1, 2017, Dominican Sisters of Sparkill and friends “joined over 100 local residents for a rally in Nanuet, NY . . . in support of the rights of workers, immigrants and all people.” The May Day Rally was “organized by the Rockland Immigration Coalition and co-sponsored in part by the Sisters’ ministry One to One Learning, Inc.” Read article
Monthly Archives: May 2017
Bringing Light to the World: New Documentary in the Making about the Two Historic Dominican Congresses held in Rome and Salamanca
A new documentary, entitled Bringing Light to the World, about the two historic Dominican congresses–one held in Rome earlier this year and the other in Salamanca in 2016–has been launched by an award-winning Dominican filmmaker.
Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids, Katrina Hartman, OP Honored with Dominican Spirit Award by Catholic Central High School
On April 25, 2017, Sister Katrina Hartman, OP was honored with the Dominican Spirit Award at Catholic Central High School. “Sister Katrina has dedicated her life to teaching science.” She was a chemistry teacher at Catholic Central High School and then a chemistry professor at Aquinas College for 30 years. Read article
Dominican Sisters of Adrian: ‘Associate’s Article on Sister Ann Joachim Published in Michigan History Magazine’
April 27, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – History fans in Michigan are now familiar with Sister Ann Joachim Joachim, OP (1901-1981), a particularly colorful and prominent Adrian Dominican Sister, thanks to an article written by an Adrian Dominican Associate.
Arlene Bachanov’s article, “‘Sister Cannonball’: The Nun Who Shook Up Adrian,” was published in the May/June issue of Michigan History. The article details the amazing life of Sister Ann Joachim before and after she entered the Congregation and her influence on society.
May 5, 2017, Washington, D.C. – 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.