In Memoriam

Sister Thomas James Burns, OP(1929 – 2015)
Born June 28, 1929, in Chicago, Sister Thomas James was the youngest of the four girls born to Thomas and Anna (Foley) Burns. She was baptized Ann Elizabeth, but the name by which she is remembered by her family, crowd and friends is TJ.
More about Sister Thomas James (pdf)

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Cemetery of the Adrian Dominican Sisters

Our Adrian Dominican cemetery with its circular headstones is a beautiful place of rest for women who gave their lives in service to God—and a peaceful place for contemplation and remembrance. 

We will post memorial reflections on our faithfully departed Sisters and Associates. If you would like to reflect on a Sister or Associate who has gone before us, please send your reflections – no more than 500 to 600 words – to .

We invite you to meet some of the wonderful women who have recently crossed into eternity.


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