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Rosarian Students Create Halloween Tradition with Disadvantaged Children at Homeless Shelter

For the third consecutive year, Rosarian Academy's National Junior Honor Society students brought spooktacular fun to The Lord’s Place family campus on October 24. Approximately 30 seventh and eighth graders paired up with over 35 children, currently housed by The Lord’s Place, to carve pumpkins, paint faces, share stories, and laugh together. 


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Sister Corinne Florek Receives Spirit of Community Award

Sister Corinne Florek, OP, executive director of Religious Community Investment Fund, received the inaugural Spirit of Community Award from Mercy Loan Fund.


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Springbank Retreat Profiled in Global Sisters Report

Springbank Retreat Center for EcoSpirituality and the Arts, located in Kingstree, South Carolina and affiliated with the Adrian Dominican Sisters, is profiled in a recent Global Sisters Report by National Catholic Reporter.


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Adrian Dominican Congregation Receives MPT’s First Mary Pat Dewey, OP, Award

In a fitting and touching tribute, the Meta Peace Team (MPT) inaugurated its Mary Pat Dewey, OP, Heart of MPT Award October 26 and bestowed it on the Adrian Dominican Congregation, the first recipient.


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Sister Maureen O’Connell Gives Presentation on Childhood Trauma

Sister Maureen O’Connell, OP, gave a keynote address on the morning of October 14 on childhood trauma and the need for access to trauma-informed care during a national conference held October 12-14, 2014.


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Painting by Sister Kathleen Voss Featured as Sample on Computer Painting Program Website

When artists – or aspiring artists – want to see samples of the kind of painting they can create on the Corel Painter program, they might well be inspired by the digital painting created by Sister Kathleen Voss, OP.


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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).  


Nancy Murray