The Dominican Sisters International (DSI) is pleased to share their “Mission Brief” (July-November 2017). The newsletter includes “some echoes of events and articles that are part of the reality of Dominican Apostolic Sisters around the world.” Read newsletter
By Sr. Anne Lythgoe, O.P.
I came across a New York Times story about Catholic sisters today — it is well worth your time. I suggest you read it if you plan to see the new film: Novitiate. It might be a good inoculation against a sad, tedious and inaccurate depiction of religious life in the 1960s.
“The 10th Annual Nuns’ Build took place in New Orleans last week, November 13-16. Sisters from across the United States along with their friends and families come to New Orleans for a week to help address the housing crisis left in Katrina’s wake . . . by transforming abandoned and blighted lots into affordable homes for 1st time home buyers.” Read article
November 21, 2017, Detroit, Michigan – About 20 Adrian Dominican Sisters and Associates were among 67,000 faithful who gathered November 18 at Ford Field in Detroit to witness a historic event: the beatification of Father Solanus Casey (1870-1957).
Great Bend, KS – The sun was not even up on November 11 in Great Bend, KS, but the line in front of the of Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse could have stretched nearly a city block. Women with shopping bags, families with small children, travelers from as far away as Louisiana – all waiting to shop for the handcrafted gifts, embroidered tea towels, baked goods, jellies and more offered that day.