Spectrum September 2020 Index
On the Cover (see above)
Dominican Sisters and Associates of Sinsinawa gathered virtually from July 29 to Aug. 1 for Community Days 2020. Topics presented and/or discussed included the COVID-19 pandemic, racism, evolutionary consciousness, Sinsinawa Mound planning, finances, senior living developments, 35th anniversary of the Associates, and the future of the Dominican Family.
Sister in the Spotlight
Sr. Maggie Moves the Mission
Maggie Hopkins, OP, was slowly gearing up to retire after 29 years in mission education at Edgewood College, Madison, WI. At the beginning of the 2019–2020 academic year, people started asking if she was counting down the days. Read more . . .
Relationships for Mission
Celebrating 35 Years of Associate Relationship
The year 2020 marks 35 years that the Dominican Sisters and Associates have been blessed by a loving, mutual, and mission-centered relationship. Read more . . .
‘Never, Never Draw Anything Too Small’
Sister Angelique and Georgia O’KeefFe
One of America’s finest artists, Georgia O’Keeffe, received an art lesson from our Sister Angelique Sabourin, OP (1867–1957), that she never forgot. Read more . . .
LCWR Announces New Initiatives
Holding its first-ever virtual assembly, the members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) welcomed close to 900 people from across the United States and at least 13 other countries to a three-day gathering held Aug. 12–14. Read more . . .
A Community Cornerstone for Over 100 Years
Corpus Christi School, New York
Corpus Christi School in Manhattan, NY, closed its doors as of June 2020. When the present teaching staff heard that the school was closing, they were deeply saddened as were all who ever walked through its doors. Read more . . .
Religious Life Today
The National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC) and Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) published the results of their 2020 study on recent vocations. Read more . . .