Congregational Public Statements by Date Published
March 22, 2021, Adrian, Michigan – The General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters issued the following statement, calling for an immediate end to the violence against Asian Americans and people from the Pacific Islands, and for the enactment of strong legislation against these hate crimes. We join in the national call for an immediate […]
Leaders of Congregations of Michigan Catholic Sisters Call for Ron Weiser’s Removal as Chair of the Michigan Republican Party and Resignation as Regent of the University of Michigan
March 29, 2021, Adrian, Michigan – The leaders of Congregations of Catholic Sisters in Michigan – including the Adrian Dominican Sisters – issued the following statement in response to Ron Weiser’s offensive statement on Michigan’s top three elected women officials. As women of faith whose congregations have served the people of Michigan – men and […]
January 8, 2021, Adrian, Michigan – In response to President Donald Trump’s incitement of his followers to violence at the U.S. Capitol, the General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters issued the following statement: As leaders of a Catholic congregation of more than 500 Dominican Sisters whose lives are committed through public vows to following […]
Dominican Sisters of Adrian January 6, 2020, Adrian, Michigan – The General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters issued the following statement in response to the unfolding events today at the U.S. Capitol Building. Like other Americans around the country, we are horrified by the events at the Capitol, iconic home of our nation’s representative government. As […]
SINSINAWA, WI – The Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa announce the approval of a corporate stance for antiracism. A corporate stance is a public statement which is the result of prayer, study, reflection, and discussion by members of the congregation. It is taken in regard to an issue of human concerns, gospel values, and/or societal systems. […]
The General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters wrote a letter to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in response to the uncovering of an alleged plot by a group from Michigan to kidnap her and instigate a civil war. The text of the letter appears below. October 9, 2020 Dear Governor Whitmer, We are appalled and […]
June 22, 2020, Adrian, MI – The General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters General Council supports the following statement of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) on the Supreme Court’s DACA ruling and the renewed commitment to the work of dismantling systems that oppress people of color. The LCWR’s statement is as follows: […]
Dominican Sister of Adrian Attracta Kelly, OP, JD, Encourages Action on Behalf of Immigrants and Dreamers
November 4, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – While the United States is known as a nation of immigrants, recent federal policies have made it much more difficult for today’s immigrants to obtain permanent resident status, for people from Central America to be granted asylum, and for “Dreamers” who may have only known life in the United […]
The Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa have released a public statement in response to the recent burnings of African-American churches in LA and the Highlander Center in TN. Please click here to read the statement on the Dominican Sisters Conference website.
Please click here to find a public statement that the Dominican Sisters Conference is sharing from the Adrian Dominican Sisters Opposing Offshore Drilling. We hope that you can adapt and/or use it in your ministry.