Celebrating the Risen Jesus in El Nieto
Popular opinion is that if you build something needed, people will come to it. When a much-needed chapel was built in the barrio of El Nieto in Haina, Dominican Republic, people did indeed come to it — prayerfully and with great joy in their hearts. More>>

Ecological Sustainability Begins at Home
Millions of people the world over planted trees and flowers, picked up litter and trash, and recycled tons of material on Earth Day in April, in an effort to preserve the planet on which all live. The Adrian Dominican Sisters did their part too, planting a flowering pear tree on the Motherhouse campus with assistance from St. Joseph Academy students and offering educational activities focused on ecology. More>>

Three Women Celebrate Their Reception into the Novitiate
Sara Bingham, Emily Malleis and Thanh Nguyen made their Rite of Reception into the Novitiate on April 7 in Holy Rosary Chapel. More>>

Welcome New Associates
With joy and gratitude, the Congregation welcomed seven women as Associates in the Pacific Northwest and the Dominican Republic. More>>

Catherine of Siena Statue Dedicated
The feast of Catherine of Siena was particularly special this year. A seven-foot bronze sculpture of Catherine was unveiled and blessed during a prayer service in front of the Dominican Life Center. More>>

School Founded by Adrian Sisters Makes the Impossible Become Possible
More than a dozen young men and women turned out on May 2 to participate in a woodworking "business incubator" the first such program to be offered in El Cruce de Arroyo Hondo, an impoverished community an hour's drive west of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. More>>

Traveling Memorial Emphasizes the Human Cost of War
The front lawn of the Adrian Dominican Motherhouse resembled a makeshift Arlington National Cemetery during the early part of Holy Week. Rows of white wooden tombstones dotted the green grass, bearing the names of U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq. More>>

Women in History: Sister Magdalen Ullrich, 1872-1922
Of the 10 children in the Ullrich family, four entered the Adrian Dominican Congregation. They were Sisters Magdalen, Gabriel, Celestine, and Bernard.
Philomena Ullrich, the future Sister Magdalen, was born on Christmas Day, 1872, in Sachenbach, Bavaria. More>>