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Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, Writes of Ways Sisters Minister through Legal System

June 1, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, writing as a panelist of women religious for the National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report, notes the ways in which three Adrian Dominican Sisters minister through the civil law system. She describes the work of Sister Dorothy Dempsey, OP, as a court watcher for immigrants in Chicago; Sister Marilyn Winter, OP, and her collaborative work in combatting human trafficking; and Sister Marian Castelluccio, OP, in her ministry in restorative justice through the Mental Health Division of Catholic Charities of the East Bay, Diocese of Oakland, California. Read the article here. Scroll halfway down to read Sister Tarianne’s contribution.

Writing Workshops Offered at Weber Center for Beginning and Experienced Writers

January 31, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – If you’ve always wanted to try writing or if you’re an experienced writer hoping to improve your skills, Weber Retreat and Conference Center offers two opportunities for beginning and experienced writers. Both are facilitated by Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, a certified Amherst Writers and Artists Leader and a published author.

Capturing the Gems” is a five-week, online program in which writers meet via their computers or tablets from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesdays, February 13, 2019, to March 13, 2019. This series encourages writers to tell their own story as only they can. 

“Writing in the New Energy of Spring,” offered from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, invites participants to write and share their own works and to listen to the creative writing of others. 

The fee for each program is $50. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registration may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org.

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 Weber Center at 517-266-4000.



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