Dominican Named International
Co-Promoter for Justice
SABINA June 12, 2006 -- Toni Harris, OP, Past-President of the Dominican
Leadership Conference and outgoing prioress of the Sinsinawa Dominicans
has been named to the International Commission on Justice, Peace
and Care of Creation as Co-Promoter. Margaret Ormond, OP (Columbus)
International Coordinator of DSI made the announcement.
Toni will work with Co-Promoter, Bro. Prakash Lohale, OP (Pakistan)
and will succeed Sr. Marie Therese Perdriault, OP (Presentation)
who completes her term.
The Dominican Leadership Conference summarizes well Toni's many
"Toni will be an excellent Promoter. She will bring to this
position a passion as evidenced by her commitment to justice and
peace over these many years. Toni served as the first Justice Promoter
for North America.
Her long tenure working with indigenous peoples, her leadership
both of her congregation and of the Dominican Leadership Conference,
her membership in DSI, and her broad international experience will
help her mission as Justice and Peace Promoter for DSI. Her vision
is broad, always expanding, inclusive and comprehensive. She works
collaboratively and efficiently and possesses an excellent sense
of humor and good grace."