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Sister Carol Coston, OP

Sister Carol Coston, OP

Working for the common good has been a hallmark of Sister Carol Coston’s life. She presently directs the Congregation’s Office of Permaculture, which is working to create and maintain a sustainable ecosystem on the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ campus. She previously co-directed Santuario Sisterfarm in Texas, which was dedicated to cultivating biodiversity and cultural diversity and living in right relationship with the whole Earth community.

Sister Carol was the founding director of both NETWORK, the Washington, D.C.-based Catholic social justice lobby, and Partners for the Common Good, an award-winning alternative investment fund.

In 2001, President Bill Clinton honored her with the Presidential Citizens Medal. The College of St. Catherine also awarded her the Alexandrine Medal for her leadership and contributions to social justice, women, and economic equity. 

Sister Mary Ellen Leciejewski, OP

Sister Mary Ellen Leciejewski, OP

Sister Mary Ellen is the Director of Ecology for Dignity Health, the largest hospital system in California and the fifth largest in the nation. Based in San Francisco, Dignity Health has facilities in seventeen states.

Among many other recent efforts, Sister Mary Ellen served on the eco-team that helped create the hospitals’ ecology/sustainability program, developed tools to measure the system’s waste stream, developed a chemical reduction program, and established a hospital vegetable garden. Dignity Health recently became the first health care system in the country to switch to dye-free plastics, considerably reducing its environmental impact.


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