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In Interview, Sister Elise García, OP, Speaks of Her Background, Religious Life, and Changes

September 3, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Elise García, OP, General Councilor for the Adrian Dominican Sisters and President-elect of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), speaks about a variety of topics in a recent interview. Ever the bridge in her childhood and as a Sister, she talks of the many influences of her life, why she left her name in for election with the LCWR, and her views of religious life and the transitions ahead. Read the entire interview, written by Dan Stockman and published in the National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report. 


Feature photo: Sister Elise García, OP, President-elect of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) speaks during a press conference at a Catholic action for Immigrants, held in Washington, D.C., in 2018.

Fall Lunch and Learn Focuses on Variety of Topics

August 26, 2019, Adrian, Michigan  Weber Retreat and Conference Center continues its popular Lunch and Learn Series with a variety of topics. The free series, open to the public, is from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Weber Center’s Common Room.

Registration is not required, and all are welcome. Bring your lunch and enjoy drinks and desserts provided by Weber Center.

The fall schedule for Lunch and Learn is as follows:

  • Tips and Tricks for your iPad and iPhone – Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Brad McCullar, Director of Technology for the Adrian Dominican Sisters, and his team explore the hidden capacities of your electronic devices.

  • A View from the Bench – Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Retired Judge Margaret Noe shares her experiences as a Lenawee County Circuit Court Judge.

  • Suicide Awareness – Tuesday, November 12, 2019. A staff member of the Lenawee Community Mental Health Authority speaks about the warning signs, prevention, and intervention of suicide. 

  • Tips and Recipes for Great Christmas Candy – Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Adrian Dominican Sisters Joy Finfera, OP, Loretta May, OP, and Phyllis Kreiner, OP, share their secrets to making sweet treats for Christmas. 

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.



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