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Workshop to Focus on Living Well with Low Vision

March 6, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – Are you living with low vision and trying to find ways to cope? Are you the care-giver of someone with low vision?

If so, please join the Adrian Dominican Sisters for a presentation, “Living Well with Low Vision,” at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. The talk will take place in the Rose Room of the Dominican Life Center on the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse Campus.

Stacey Butts, Executive Director of the Sight Center of Northwest Ohio, and Jill Hunt, certified social worker and case manager at the Sight Center of Northwest Ohio, will offer the presentation. They will speak on ways to tackle the challenges of living with low vision and will share stories of people who have successfully negotiated those challenges.

The event is free and open to all. Come to the Dominican Life Center through the eastern driveway at 1277 E. Siena Heights Drive. Parking is on the left. The receptionist at the front desk will direct you to the Rose Room.

For information, call Sister Margaret Urban at 517-266-4209.

Get to Know Adrian Dominican Sisters during March 11 Event

February 27, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – Have you ever wondered exactly who the Adrian Dominican Sisters are, what they do and what the inside of their Motherhouse looks like? Your neighbors, the Adrian Dominican Sisters, invite you to find out personally from the Sisters themselves during a special event March 11.

In conjunction with National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW), March 8-14, 2017, the Adrian Dominican Sisters invite the public to a special event, “Getting to Know the Sisters,” on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, adjacent to Siena Heights University.

The event will begin with 10:30 a.m. Mass in Holy Rosary Chapel. Father Thomas Murphy, OSFS, pastor of St. Mary Parish in Adrian, will preside. Mass will be followed by a reception and the opportunity to “Speed Date a Sister,” engaging in 10-minute conversations with up to 11 Adrian Dominican Sisters. The afternoon will also include guided tours, refreshments, and videos of interviews with Adrian Dominican Sisters. The event will conclude at 2:00 p.m.

“Getting to Know the Sisters” is one of many events taking place nationwide during National Catholic Sisters Week. NCSW was begun in 2014 to educate the public about the lives and calling of U.S. women religious and the great diversity of their ministries. An additional hope is that, as more single Catholic women learn about the joys of religious life, more will feel drawn into this life.

For more information about “Getting to Know the Sisters,” call Sister Sara Fairbanks, OP, at 517-266-3537. 

Frequently Asked Questions - Adrian Dominican Sisters (pdf)

Photos taken from 2016 National Catholic Sisters Week Open House at the Adrian Dominican Motherhouse.




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