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posted on April 28, 2008  

Dominican Convocation Sets New Fire in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL – April 28, 2008 – The city of Chicago has a long history with fire and things being set ablaze. Most people who live there were not aware of it, but a new fire was ignited there last weekend. READ MORE

Grand Rapids Dominicans Recognized for Work
on Nuclear Disarmament

Carol GilbertCHICAGO, IL – April 28, 2008.  Three Grand Rapids Dominicans, Srs. Ardeth Platte, OP, Jackie Hudson, OP and Carol Gilbert, OP, who have advocated for a halt to nuclear arms for many years, to the point of going to prison, were honored at the Third Convocation of Dominican Sisters, USA. READ MORE


Dominicans Apply Pressure on Congress to Relieve Iraqi Refugee Crisis

buttonWASHINGTON, DC “If we do not step up as Americans and as an international community and fund programs for the Iraq refugees, we are facing a humanitarian crisis of the gravest nature,” said Sr. Arlene Flaherty, OP, of Catholic Relief Services. Sister Arlene is one of 18 Dominican Sisters, representing 12 congregations from the United States and Iraq, who called on Congress to urgently  improve U.S. efforts to resettle Iraqi refugees. READ MORE

Voices of Advocacy

View a new videodocumentary on the effort of Dominicans to pressure Congress on the issues of Iraqi Refugees. a short film prepared by Nathan Milhelich. MORE

Pope visitReflection on the Visit of Benedict XVI

Br. Pius Pietrzyk, OP (St. Joseph Province) had the great privilege of being present on the White House lawn when Pope Benedict XVI visited Washington, Read his thoughts and description of the visit. READ MORE

2008 April Gift Giveaway

Here is the list of the current recipients of the April Gift Giveaway. We still have a few to go to draw new recipients, so if you have not had your name picked yet, be patient, there are still opportunites. Thank you for your great support! READ MORE

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