NEW YORK -- In a city of lights, Johnny Five lives in the dark. He calls his home a cave, but it is really a kind of dungeon, deep in the crevices below an abandoned train station in the Bronx.
He slips inside at the edge of a cliff not far from Yankee Stadium. As he crouches along a narrow passageway of concrete slabs and steel beams, farther and farther into the subterranean belly of a station platform, the sounds of the city fade. Sunlight and moonlight vanish. READ MORE
Hope Dominican Named "Hero" for Being Part of the Solution
January 8, 2007 --Mary Alice Hannan, OP (Hope), Executive Director
of POTS, (Part of the Solution) was one of three organizations
presented with a 2006 Heroes award -- a grant of $50,000. Robin
Hood, one of the city's leading poverty-fighting organizations,
held the 17th annual Heroes Award Breakfast honoring four New Yorkers
for their dedication and commitment to improving the community and
transforming the lives of under-privileged New Yorkers. READ
SANTA SABINA – January 8, 2007-- A new International Commission has been formed to coordinate and promote Dominican uses of information technology in the service of our mission. DomLife.org editor, Anne Lythgoe, OP is among those named. According to Scott Steinkerchner, OP,(St. Albert) Promoter of the Internet, “We will look at how technology can improve our communication among ourselves as well as how it might be employed more effectively in our apostolates.” READ MORE
Sexual Abuse as Youth Leads Dominican to Counsel
NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (CNS) – She knew something was wrong when she started to hyperventilate. It was 1986, and Dominican Sister Carol Davis, who had a flourishing ministry in counseling and leading retreats, had been thinking about contacting her biological father.Her parents were long divorced, and she had a different last name from her biological father's. But every time she thought about looking him up, she felt terrified and faint. READ MORE
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