June 27, 2016, Houston, Texas – Sister Maureen O’Connell, OP, believes the “holistic approach” of meeting the individual needs of each resident of Angela House leads to the program’s success in helping formerly incarcerated women to transition back into society. Since Sister Maureen founded the organization in 2002, Angela House has brought 322 women back into the community. Angela House is held up as an example of a life-changing organization that receives funding from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s Diocesan Services Fund. Read the Texas Catholic Herald article by Kerry McGuire.
June 22, 2016, Wilmette, Illinois – Elizabeth Pattara, the first non-Adrian Dominican Sister to serve as President of Regina Dominican High School, spoke in an interview with The Wilmette Life of her excitement at this new position. The product of a Jesuit high school in Scranton, Pennsylvania, she is eager to help instill in the Regina Dominican students the values of the Catholic faith. She succeeds Sister Mary Margaret Pachucki, OP, who left her position as President of Regina Dominican a year earlier than planned with her election to the General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Read the entire article.