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Sister Luisa Campos, OP

Human Rights Activist
Sister Luisa Campos, OP

A native of the Dominican Republic, Sister Luisa is a writer, attorney, and human rights activist. She has served as the Dominican Order’s Co-Promoter for Justice and Peace in Latin America and is the Director of Centro Antonio Montesino.

Her life’s work has been focused on advocating for and defending the rights of women and the impoverished people of the Dominican Republic.

In 2009, she wrote the definitive biography of Pedro de Córdoba, OP, the Prior of the first Dominican community in the Americas. He and his community denounced abuses against the Dominican Republic’s indigenous people.

Sister Maura Phillips, OP

Maura Phillips, OP

Sister Maura, who celebrated her 101st birthday on April 25, 2015, is one of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ premier musicians. She was trained in music from an early age and earned a master’s degree in applied music from Columbia University.

Sister Maura taught music for more than 30 years, including eleven years spent at St. Ambrose School in Grosse Pointe, Michigan; heading the music program at Barry College (now University) in Miami, Florida; and being part of the music department at Siena Heights College (now University) in Adrian.

In the 1970s, she earned her certification in clinical pastoral education and became the director of a senior citizens’ center in Miami, working to meet the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of people including the poor and elderly.

Sister Aneesah McNamee, OP

Sister Aneesah McNamee, OP

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, and a naturalized U.S. citizen, Sister Aneesah is a freelance graphic designer and photographer.  For several years, she served as the coordinator of communications and technology for the Dominican Sisters Conference, the “umbrella group” for Dominican congregations in the United States and worked on special projects at the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ motherhouse in Adrian.

Sister Aneesah holds an MFA in graphic design from the Savannah College of Art and Design and also earned certifications as a nursing assistant and a massage therapist as well as being a licensed physical therapy assistant.


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