September 18, 2017, West Palm Beach, Florida – Like other residents of Florida in the past week, Adrian Dominican Sisters experienced the agony of waiting, the busy-ness of preparations, fear, evacuation, traffic jams, gasoline shortages, and the willingness to reach out to others suffering from the ravages of Hurricane Irma. Adrian Dominican Sisters Mary Jean Clemenger, OP, Patricia Erickson, OP, Margaret Exworthy, OP, Grace Flowers, OP, Mary Therese Napolitan, OP, and Judy Rimbey, OP, reported on their experiences to Dan Stockman, of Global Sisters Report. Read the article.
To help in the disaster relief efforts for people impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, please consider making a donation to Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), “the official domestic disaster relief agency of the U.S. Church.” Access CCUSA’s online disaster relief donation page.
May 2, 2017, Washington, D.C. – A recent article by Global Sisters Report, of The National Catholic Reporter, explores the connection that Catholic Sisters make between the environment, science, and their faith – and how this connection led some to participate in the People’s Climate March on April 29. The article includes interviews with Sister Joan Baustian, OP; Dominican Volunteer Holly Sammons; and Elaine Johnson, Permaculture Specialist. Read the entire article by Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans.
Feature photo: Elaine Johnson, Adrian Dominican Permaculture Specialist