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Sister Donna Markham, OP, Speaks on the “Five Ordinary Mysteries”

Sister Donna Markham, OP, PhD, spoke recently to Xaverian Brothers and Associates about the “Five Ordinary Mysteries” of vocation, home, displacement, memory, and joy.


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Dominican Literacy Center Moves to New Site in Detroit

The Dominican Literacy Center (DLC) has moved from its Harper location to the nearby Samaritan Center on Conner in Detroit. The center offers a host of resources for the neighborhood, including educational, employment, medical, and community development.


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Sister Pat Siemen Reflects on Emerging Consciousness

Patricia Siemen, OP, reflects on the recent 20th anniversary gathering of Sisters of Earth, a network of women involved in various forms of Earth ministry.


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Spiritual Life Office Reaches beyond Adrian: to Japan and our Troubled World

While many might think that Adrian, Michigan, is a small town, cut off from the rest of the world, the Office of Spiritual Life at the Motherhouse recently proved just how extensive the city’s and the Motherhouse’s reach can be.


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Sister Lois Paha Elected Vice Chair For National Liturgical Organization

Sister Lois Paha, OP, was publicly congratulated by Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of the Diocese of Tucson for her election as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions.


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Sister Margaret Exworthy Speaks of Learning from Adult Learners at Literacy Center

In a feature article, “Meet your Neighbor,” Sister Margaret Exworthy, OP, speaks of the satisfaction and learning that she gains in her work as director of DePorres P.L.A.C.E. in West Palm Beach, Florida.


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Meet Sister Donna M. Baker, OP, Florida Mission Chapter

As a child, Sister Donna M. Baker never spoke of the future in any terms other than that of becoming an Adrian Dominican Sister and a teacher. She has fulfilled those dreams in her 44 years of education ministry.


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Founding Director of NETWORK Rides through Michigan with Nuns on the Bus

Sister Carol Coston, OP, was one of four “Nuns on the Bus” who recently traveled throughout Michigan, spreading awareness of the crucial 2014 mid-term elections on November 4. 


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Remedies Mission Chapter Begins Year-long Celebration of 50 Years

The Our Lady of Remedies Mission Chapter of the Adrian Dominican Sisters – formerly the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of Remedies – began a year-long celebration of their 50-year Jubilee with a special Mass on October 2, 2014.


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Article Showcases Personal Success of Dominican Literacy Center Learner

An article in the Sunday, September 28, 2014 issue of The Detroit Free Press focuses on the success story of Lisa, one of nearly 400 adult learners at the Dominican Literacy Center (DLC) in Detroit.


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INAI Studio Featured in NCR Global Sisters Report

INAI Studio and the design of sacred space practiced by Sisters Barbara Chenicek, OP, and Rita Schiltz, OP, were featured in the latest Global Sisters Report in the National Catholic Reporter.


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Sister Maureen Fenlon Honored in Fonkoze Annual Report

Sister Maureen Fenlon, OP, a member of Fonkoze USA’s founding board, was honored in the organization’s 2013 annual report.


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Sister Melba Beine, OP, MD, Honored by Patients at Retirement

Sister Melba Beine, OP, MD, long-time physician for Health Texas Medical Group in San Antonio, received warm tributes and honor from nearly 300 patients upon her retirement.


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Espíritu Santo, Fe y Alegría School Celebrates 20 Years

With great joy, the staff, students, and their parents of the school Espíritu Santo, Fe y Alegría, celebrated 20 years of presence in the heart of the community Sección San José (El Cruce de Arroyo Hondo).  


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Fall Issue of DIA Newsletter Available

The Fall 2014 issue of OPalette, the newsletter of the Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) is now available.


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Sister Nancy Murray Speaks in Radio Interview about Upcoming Performance, Life as a Sister

Sister Nancy Murray, OP, in a recent interview with reporter Joe Donahue on WAMC Radio, Albany, New York, spoke about her upcoming performance as Sister Dorothy Stang.


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Sister Pat Siemen Writes on Decision to Walk in the People’s Climate March

Sister Pat Siemen, OP, writes on her decision – as a Baby Boomer and a woman of faith – to take part in the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21. 


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International Prayer Service to Celebrate International Peace Day

People of all faiths and cultures are invited to a prayer service to celebrate International Day of Prayer for Peace at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2014.


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‘Nuns on the Bus’ to Focus on Election Year During Visits to Michigan and other States

For the third year, Nuns on the Bus are on tour – this time through 10 states in an effort to call on “We the people – we the voters” to be informed voters in the crucial, mid-term general election this November.


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Meet Sister Sally Ormsby, OP, Dominican Midwest Mission Chapter

Sister Sally Ormsby, OP, formerly known as Sister Deanmarie, now teaches in an all-boys high school – after serving for years with the girls at Regina Dominican High School.


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