March 2, 2018, Chicago – Once a successful fashion designer in her native Dominican Republic, Sister Xiomara Méndez-Hernández, OP, changed her life dramatically when she met Adrian Dominican Sisters in her country – and in December 2017 professed her final vows. In an interview with Soli Salgado of Global Sisters Report, Sister Xiomara tells of how her encounter with the Sisters led her to become an Adrian Dominican Associate and, eventually, an Adrian Dominican Sister.
December 20, 2017, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Sister Judith Byron, OP, and her partner in the ministry of corporate responsibility, Sister Nora Nash, OSF, speak of the efforts of communities of Catholic Sisters to help corporations to become more socially responsible in their practices and policies. An article in The Guardian focuses on the Sisters’ attempts to speak out for social justice and responsibility as shareholders in various corporations. Toward the end of the article, Sister Judy, Director of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment, speaks particularly of her work with gun manufacturers. Read the entire article.