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.
February 15, 2018, Alexandria, Virginia – In an interview with Julie Bourbon of Global Sisters Report, Sister Donna Markham, OP, reflects on her three-year ministry as President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA). She speaks of the vision and mission of the agency, CCUSA’s recent service to people impacted by last fall’s hurricanes and other disasters, her love for working one-on-one with people as a clinical psychologist, the call of all Christians to tend to those most in need, and the basic generosity of Americans in response to disasters. Read the interview.