On Saturday, August 3, 2019, Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters, Associates, and employees gathered “to stand strong against illegal and immoral refugee and asylum bans in the United States . . . Together with Rise for Refuge and We Are ALL America, we are calling Members of Congress to do everything in their power to end the administration’s attacks on asylum seekers and return refugee resettlement to historic norms.” Read article
Photo of the Week
It is with great joy and gratitude that we announce the completion of our 2019 Chapter and the election of our new leadership team for 2019-2024. The elected members, who will take office on September 22, 2019, are Sister Carla Kovack, OP (Prioress General), Sister Cathy Murray, OP (First Councillor), Sister Barbara Green, OP (Second Councillor), Sister Abby Newton, OP (Councillor), Sister Margaret Diener, OP (Councillor).
“Novices from the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate and the Dominican Central and Southern Provinces met together, May 19-22, in St. Louis to experience Dominican Family relationships. Led by Sisters Ann Willits, Christin Tomy (both Sinsinawa) and Friars Don Goergen, Samuel Hakeem (both Central Province), the novices, a novice-to-be, one of our Dominican Sisters from Zimbabwe, and directors enjoyed stories, input, prayer, and sharing.” Read more
Photo of the Week: DSI Assembly Elects New International Coordinator, Affirms Continental Coordinators
Please click here for the press release, submitted by Anne Lythgoe, OP (Dominican Sister of Peace), about the Dominican Sisters International (DSI) General Assembly’s recent meeting in in Rome.