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posted on July 26, 2006

Project OPUS Update

New Interim Director Named for
McGreal Center in Joint Announcement

RIVER FOREST, IL , July 26 2006--- The continuing legacy of the Order of Preachers in the United States is in good hands as the Dominican Leadership Conference (DLC) and Dominican University, jointly announce the appointment of Janet Welsh, OP, Ph.D, as the new Interim Director of the McGreal Center for Dominican Historical Studies. The center will become the new home of the work of Project OPUS.

North American Justice Promoters Meet
to Refine Justice Agenda

ADRIAN, MI July 24, 2006 --The North American Promoters of Justice and Peace met this week to refine their agenda for peace and justice and revisit the Dominican Call to To Action, a document written three years ago to guide the work of Dominican sisters and friars in the US and Canada. Dominicans from other regions, include three sisters from Iraq joined the gathering. READ MORE.

Constructing faith for the displaced

CHAIPAS, MEXICO---In the thick pine and oak forests in the highlands of Chiapas — the most southern state in Mexico — Chamula Tsostil Indians are working to complete the San Juan Diego Church. It is a church founded by displaced indigenous communities in the outskirts of the colonial town of San Cristóbal de las Casas. READ MORE

Adrian Dominican Makes Final Profession

ADRIAN, MI July 24, 2006 --Suzanne Schreiber, OP, celebrated her Rite of Perpetual Profession as an Adrian Dominican Sister on July 9 in Holy Rosary Chapel on the Adrian Dominican Sisters campus. READ MORE

Amityville Dominicans Ready to Begin 21st General Chapter

AMITYVILLE, NY July 26, 2006--The Dominican Sisters of Amityville, NY will convene their 21st General Chapter entitled - Empowered for Mission 1206-2006 and Beyond… on August 3 and end August 8 with a liturgy and celebration for the feast of St. Dominic. The Chapter of Elections will take place March 10-11, 2007. READ MORE

Next UPDATE will be posted August 16, 2006. The DLC Communications Office is on summer break.

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