on October 16, 2006
Iraq Coordinating Committee Urges Voters to
Call for a Change of Course in Iraq
FOREST, IL [10/10/06]-- As the mid-term congressional elections get
closer, the Iraq Coordinating Committee (ICC) is urging citizens to
speak out and ask questions of political candidates about the war in
"Lost Boys of Sudan" Find a Voice with Dominican Sister
ARBOR, MI - October 5, 2006 -- Sr. Luise Radlmeier, OP, a Dominican
Missionary in Kenya, was awarded the Wallenberg Medal at the University
of Michigan October 5th. By coincidence, the Iraq Coordinating Committee
was meeting in nearby Adrian and came to hear Sr. Luise's lecture.
Meet the 2006-2007 Class of Dominican Novices
LOUIS, MO --A diverse and vibrant group of women make up the current
class of novices at the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate. Thier webpage
includes the latest newsletter.
Learn more about this program that brings together Dominican women from
a variety of congregations and experiences. READ
A Special “Call to Mission” Asks
to Consider Volunteering in New Orleans
MI - October 16, 2006 -- Dominican sisters from Adrian are responding
to a call to mission in New Orleans. Donna Markham, OP prioress, invited
members to consider service to survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Prioress
of the Eucharistic Missionaries, Dorothy Trosclair, was on hand to describe
the realities there.
Dominicans Directors Consider HIPAA regulations,
IL - October 16, 2006--Representatives of 13 Dominican congregations
discussed the impact of laws regulating health information privacy procedures
in community nursing facilities during the 8th annual Visioning Dominican
Retirement conference, held at Sacred Heart Convent, the motherhouse
of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Ill., Sept. 16-18, 2006.
New Degree Format Makes Ministry Careers Possible—Regardless of
LOUIS ---You can keep the house. That’s the message from Aquinas
Institute of Theology, which is offering a degree for people who feel
called to serve God in new ways but can’t turn their lives upside
down to study. Based on a successful program in Oklahoma, AI is again
offering innovative ways for Dominicans and future Dominicans to carry
out the preaching mission.
Ground Breaking for Racine Eco-Justice Center
WI- October 16, 2006--A little rain could not dampen the enthusiasm
at the Racine Dominican Eco-Justice Center on Saturday, September 23.
A special ground-breaking ceremony marked the start of an addition to
the 1912 Dutch Colonial house. READ