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Service Focuses on Mary of Magdala’s Role as Preacher

A Sunday afternoon prayer service drew a diverse assembly to honor St. Mary of Magdala as the first preacher of the resurrection of Jesus.


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Sister JoAnn Fleischaker Recalls 20-Year Ministry with Indians

As she closes out 20 years of ministry with Indians in Oklahoma, Sister JoAnn Fleischaker, OP, took some time out recently to reflect on her work with other Dominicans at Las Casas.


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Three Adrian Dominican Sisters Assume New Roles as Chapter Prioresses

Three Adrian Dominican Sisters formally began their new ministries as Chapter Prioresses of their respective Mission Chapters with special ceremonies marking the transfer of leadership.


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Meet Sister Virginia Pearson, OP, Dominican West Mission Chapter

A native of Alaska, Sister Virginia Pearson had several opportunities to minister in her home state as an Edmonds Dominican Sister – before her Congregation merged with the Dominican Sisters of Adrian.


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Prayer Service to Highlight the Witness and Preaching of St. Mary of Magdala

The annual prayer service honoring Mary of Magdala will be held at Detroit's Corpus Christi Catholic Church on Sunday, July 20, 2014, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. This celebration is sponsored by the Great Lakes Mission Chapter of the Adrian Dominican Sisters.


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Record Number Gather for Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference

A record number of participants – more than 100 students, along with their adult leaders – attended the 16th Annual Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference. The event was held June 27 through July 2, 2014, at Siena Heights University and the Adrian Dominican Motherhouse campus.


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Photo Series Enhances Healing Atmosphere of Renovated Behavioral Health Facility

Mercy Health’s newly renovated behavioral health facility at Clermont Hospital in Batavia, Ohio, offers a special environment conducive to the healing of patients.


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Pacific Northwest Group Honors 2013 and 2014 Jubilarians

Adrian Dominican Sisters and Associates from the Pacific Northwest gathered June 14 to celebrate in gratitude the lives of their 2013 and 2014 Jubilarians: Sister Alice Marie Schmid, 2014 Diamond (60 years) Jubilarian, and Sisters Judy Byron, Cele Gorman, Lorene Heck, and Sharon Park, 2013 Golden Jubilarians.


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Sisters and Associates of Dominican Midwest Honor Sister Pat Dulka, Outgoing Chapter Prioress

About 83 Adrian Dominican Sisters and Associates from the Dominican Midwest Mission Chapter, based in Chicago, gathered on June 7 to honor and thank their outgoing Chapter Prioress, Sister Pat Dulka, OP for her six years of loving dedication.


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Sister Donna Markham Speaks of Extreme Danger for Christian Minority in Iraq, and Asks for Prayers and Advocacy

In an interview with Marc Lamont Hill on Huffington Post, Sister Donna Markham, OP, tells of the extreme danger faced by Dominican Sisters and Brothers and the minority Christian community in Iraq.


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Meet Sister Romina C. Bautista, OP, Our Lady of the Remedies Mission Chapter

Sister Romina C. Bautista has served in missions in Taiwan, Myanmar, and Norway, and now ministers in the often challenging position of School Treasurer of Holy Rosary Academy, Lubao, Pampanga, in her native Philippines.


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Adrian Dominican Sisters Recognize 37 Sisters and Co-workers for Significant Years of Service

The Adrian Dominican Sisters recognized and congratulated 37 Co-workers and Sisters who marked significant anniversaries of service to the Congregation.


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Article Focuses on Impact of Literacy Programs in Detroit

An article in the Detroit Free Press focuses on the major impact that literacy centers and reading programs have on individuals in Detroit – and ultimately on the entire city.


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MPT Begins National Tour of Nonviolence Skills Training

The Meta Peace Team (MPT), formerly the Michigan Peace Team, has initiated a national tour of nonviolence skills training throughout the United States in the spring and summer of 2014.


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Life Directions Celebrates 40 Years of Mentoring Youth

Life Directions, an intergenerational youth mentoring program co-founded by Sister Rosalie Esquerra, OP, celebrated 40 years of making a difference in the lives of young people ages 13 to 35.


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Chaplains at St. Rose Dominican Focus on Spiritual Aspects of Care

In an article on the work of chaplains at Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, Sister Katie McGrail, OP, and two chaplains reflect on the spiritual aspects of care at the hospital.


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Sister Sharon McGuire Reflects on Migrant Health

In a special blog, Sister Sharon McGuire, OP, PhD, reflects on her experiences in nursing the migrant population, leading to the publication of her recent article, “Borders, Centers, and Margins: Critical Landscapes for Migrant Health.”


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Sister Corinne Florek Honored for Support of Low-income Communities

Adrian Dominican Sister Corinne Florek, OP, received the Community Impact Award from the Northern California Community Loan Fund for her “unwavering support of low-income communities.”


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Presentations on Mary Bring in $6,000 for Centro Santa Catalina

Catholic parishioners in El Paso, Texas celebrated two key feast days – April 29, the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, and May 1, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker – by listening to presentations on the Blessed Virgin Mary while raising funds for the women and families served by Centro Santa Catalina in neighboring Juárez, Mexico.


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Article Focuses on PAB Renewal of Loan for Solar and Energy Loan Fund

The Chief Financial Officer of the Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) acknowledged and expressed gratitude for the renewal of a loan by the Portfolio Advisory Board (PAB) of the Adrian Dominican Sisters.


Nancy Murray