Spectrum March 2019 Index
On the Cover (see above)
Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters responded to the call from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) to serve immigrants and refugees at the United States-Mexico border in December and January. Volunteers at Annunciation House in El Paso, TX, included Peggy Ryan, OP; Margaret McGuirk, OP; Jeri Cashman, OP; Mary Kremer, OP; and Bernadine Karge, OP. Julie Schwab, OP, volunteered in Tijuana, Mexico, with the New Sanctuary Coalition/Sanctuary Caravan. Read more about Margaret’s border experience by clicking here. Pictured (from left) are Srs. Margaret, Jeri, Buffy Boesen (Loretto), Mary, and Bernadine at St. Joseph Church, El Paso.
Sr. Maureen Honored by Her Peers
Maureen Healy, OP, attended the dinner and reception to honor nurses in May 2018. Every year, the local nurses nominate and vote for the nurse they believe exemplifies the skills and traits of the Nurse of the Year. Read more . . .
Award Recognizes Dedicated Career
Tri-State Coalition against Human Trafficking
The Tri-State Coalition against Human Trafficking and Slavery held a news conference Jan. 11, the National Day of Awareness about Human Trafficking, at Grand Harbor Resort, Dubuque, IA, where they announced a local campaign to train hotel and motel staffs to recognize the signs of human trafficking. Read more . . .
Hotel Staffs Trained to Recognize Signs
We, the Dominican Sisters in Committed Collaboration* (OP-SCC) in partnership with the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, believe that our present relationship with Earth and the resources provided by Earth are grievously imbalanced and harmful to the planet itself. Read more . . .
Sisters Approve Corporate Stance
Every three years, Conference of Dominican Superiors of Latin America and the Caribbean (CODALC) members meet to get acquainted with one another, reflect on a topic, elect new members to the board, and make plans for the next three years. Read more . . .
Sisters in Latin America, Caribbean Meet
Encounter, Invite, Accompany
Encounter. Invite. Accompany. These are three important words that are a challenge to live. This mantra is used when working with those discerning religious life. Read more . . .
Walking with Young People
Dominican High School
KnightWalk Builds Community Spirit
For residents of Milwaukee’s North Shore area, the commute through Lake Drive is a peaceful one. With oak trees creating a canvas of leaves in the summer, glimpses of Lake Michigan peek into view at curves of the road. Read more . . .