Ministering to the Health Needs of the Underserved in Appalachia
The people of Bath and Carter counties in eastern Kentucky are no strangers to hard times. With a 30 percent unemployment rate in Carter County alone, it’s a struggle for residents to put food on the table, let alone pay for medical care. Two programs funded in part by the Adrian Dominican Ministry Trust, however, are helping the uninsured and underinsured receive adequate medical attention in this area of Appalachia. More

Connecting With Our Dominican Spirit
Rosa Monique Peña, OP, had never ministered north of Jacksonville, Florida, prior to her arrival in Adrian, but that didn’t phase this nature lover. Getting acclimated to the Midwest and to her new surroundings has proved to be a delightful experience. More

Being in the Right Place at the Right Time
Hearing her name called at General Chapter as the newly elected General Councilor/Administrator was a “wow!” moment for Judy Rimbey, OP. More

First Associates Accepted in the Dominican Republic
Seven women declared their readiness to live the Dominican charism as Adrian Dominican Associates in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on October 17. More

Advocating for a Just and Peaceful World
Kathy Nolan, OP, is passionate about issues related to peace and justice. Prior to her election, she shared life and wisdom with a variety of communities negatively affected by racism, sexism and the unequal distribution of resources. More

Transfer Sister Vows Commitment to the Congregation
In a ceremony held September 12 in Holy Rosary Chapel, Maria Rego, mscs, made her reaffirmation of vows as a perpetually professed sister with the Adrian Dominican Sisters. More

Working Together for the Good of the Community
Mary Kay Homan, OP, is inspired by great discussions, the kind that challenge people to think and act. In the few months that she’s been on the General Council, Sister Mary Kay has been excited by the interactions she’s had with others on how to make Vision 2004 a reality. More

Two Women Enter Candidacy with the Adrian Dominican Sisters
During evening prayer in Holy Rosary Chapel on September 7, Mary Jones and Jackie Stoll made their Rite of Entrance into Candidacy with the Adrian Dominican Sisters. More

Exploring New Avenues for Expectant Mothers and Their Babies
Helping women to have healthy, stress-free pregnancies has been the ministry of choice for Vicki Dalesandro, OP, for nearly four years. More

Peace Prayer
Every Tuesday since August, Adrian Dominican Sisters have offered a prayer for peace. More

Intervention + A Caring Atmosphere = Academic Success
What is the key to academic success, particularly when students are living below the poverty level and aren’t receiving the extra help at home to thrive in the classroom? More

Ministry ... In Her Own Words
Joanne Peters, OP, enjoys her ministry as a preacher/spiritual director at Capuchin Retreat in Washington, Michigan. More

Women in Our History
Attracted by the farmland offered through the Homestead Act, Sarah (Dempsey) and John Nicholson left Canada for the “Thumb” of Michigan, and settled on a farm in Dwight, a small community near Bad Axe. They were the parents of Mary and Margaret Nicholson, the first twins to enter the Congregation. More