Spectrum March 2020 Index
On the Cover (see above)
In January, LouAnne Willette, OP; Helen Marie Raycraft, OP; and Mary Mendoza traveled to the United States-Mexico border to assist immigrants there. Read more . . .
Sr. Laurie Writes Book on Friendship
“Faithful friends are a sturdy shelter: whoever finds one has found a treasure” (Sirach 6:14). In her newest book, What Does the Bible Say about Friendship?, Laurie Brink, OP, proposes that our ultimate purpose is friendship with God, and that human friendships we experience show us the way to developing that friendship with God. Read more . . .
Relationships for Mission
ForMission Program Beneficial
The Religious Formation Conference (RFC) is a national Catholic organization serving women’s and men’s religious institutes. One component of the RFC mission is to educate and strengthen those in the ministry of formation. Read more . . .
relationships for mission
Experiencing Trinidad and Tobago
In January, I had the opportunity to visit Trinidad and Tobago and get to know our Sisters Martin Joseph, OP; Christina Araujo, OP; and Lystra Long, OP; and Candidate Siobhan Burroughs. I also met a few Associates. I had ministry experiences, attended an Associate meeting, and visited different parts of the island. Read more . . .
BA Offers Unique Agriculture Program, FFA Opportunities
Bethlehem Academy (BA), in Faribault, MN, is located in an agricultural area and surrounded by farmland. In an effort to connect students to their community and provide vocational opportunities to students interested in becoming stewards of the natural resources around them, BA looked to expand its educational offerings. Read more . . .
Peace & Justice
Sr. Reg Takes on Larger Role
Room Dedicated to Sr. KathleenRead more . . .
Peace & Justice
Edgewood Justice Summit Becomes Reality
Catholic Schools Week at Edgewood High School (EHS), Madison, WI, with this year’s theme of “Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed,” has always been a festive time of dress-up theme days, liturgy, student reflections, service, and a pep assembly at the end of the week. This year marked the first year for EHS to go deeper with its Dominican mission during the week and incorporate a school-wide Social Justice Summit, a commitment to working for truth, justice, equity, and the call to action of Catholic social teaching. Read more . . .
‘A Godsend’ from Our Archives
What the Sister annalist at Fribourg, Switzerland, labeled “A Godsend!” occurred more than 100 years ago—on a day in late July 1919. It was the first meeting of two remarkable women, an artist and a musician— Teresita Hession, OP (1867–1936), and Mathilde Courtaux (later, Amanda Courtaux, OP [1859–1941])—kindred spirits who became lifelong friends. Read more . . .