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Peace and Justice
Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa Reflect on the “Catholic Church’s Commitment to Immigrant Justice, Then and Now”
“Several Sinsinawa Dominicans, including Sister Janet Welsh, OP, were mentioned in a September article on the Center for Migration Studies website titled ‘Justice Junction in the Heartland: A Labor Day Reflection on the Catholic Church’s Commitment to Immigrant Justice, Then and Now.’” Read article
On Sunday, September 10, 2017, Dominican Sisters Marcelline Koch, OP and Elyse Ramirez, OP spoke at a Pro-DACA rally held on the steps of the State Capitol. The speakers at the gathering recalled Springfield’s immigrant history. Read article
Please click here to find a public statement by the Dominican Sisters Conference and the Dominican Justice Promoters speaking out against President Trump’s removal of protection for more than 800,000 young people through the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The response can also be found on the DSC Facebook Page. Please share with others.
September 11, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – The Adrian Dominican Sisters announce the opening on September 11, 2017, of its new Immigration Assistance Office to help local immigrants in their efforts to obtain residency or citizenship status. Sister Attracta Kelly, OP, immigration attorney and former Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, is the director.