Sister Achievements

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Elaine Robbins, OPErica Jordan, OP, was featured on CNN during an Aug. 21 town hall meeting with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan hosted by Jake Tapper in Racine, WI. Erica asked her district representative how he has squared his legislative policies with Catholic social teaching. After that appearance, Erica was featured in many more mainstream media articles that examined her social justice stance in relation to Paul Ryan’s viewpoint, including Esquire, America, Racine Journal Times, Baltimore Sun, Commonweal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and Washington Examiner. Click here to honor this Sister.

Elaine Robbins, OPJanet Welsh, OP, was featured in an online article for the Center for Migration Studies titled, “Justice Junction in the Heartland: A Labor Day Reflection on the Catholic Church’s Commitment to Immigrant Justice, Then and Now.” The article focuses on Dominican University, River Forest, IL, and how the institution has always advocated for immigrant justice. Janet said characteristics of the Dominican Order include educating students in the pursuit of justice and equality, serving the needy, and understanding people’s lives where they are actually lived. Click here to honor this Sister.

Elaine Robbins, OPRosetta Marie Brown, OP, a founding member of the National Black Sisters Conference (NBSC), was elected to the NBSC Board of Directors on July 11 in Orlando, FL. Click here to honor this Sister.


Elaine Robbins, OPSinsinawa Dominican Sisters were featured in the Sept. 21 edition of Cuba City’s (WI) Tri-County Press in an article titled “Sisters Honored for Century of Service.” St. Rose of Lima Parish, Cuba City, honored the Sisters for their 100 years of service to the parish and school with a special Mass and brunch Sept. 17. Toni Harris, OP, used the words “courtesy, kindness, and generosity” to describe the 142 Sisters who have served in the parish and grade school. Marian DeGrood, OP, and Georgianna Dorsey, OP, were presented bouquets for their years of service in Cuba City. “It’s a privilege to have served there,” said Marian. Georgianna said, “I love the people here.” Click here to honor this Sister.

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