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Friday, December 15, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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Too many shootings have taken place throughout our country over the past several years. Escalating violence --whether it is a terrorist attack, a mental health issue, a grudge or revenge attack, or a tragic mistake-- costs us dearly.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Sister Bette Ann Jaster

In the busy buzz of daily life, certain moments stand out to me as stark reminders of what I care about. Such was the case a few months ago at church. The reading was about the Baptism of Jesus. Jesus was invited by John to come to the water. In New York, for a couple of days, media sources of all stripes were spilling the...

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

 

Chicago Daily News photo, courtesy of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette University Libraries.

In 1968, Sister Ann Stankiewicz requested to go to Washington D.C. to live with a small group of Dominican Sisters and minister to a black community. It was a big ask. Sister Ann was part of...

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Sunday, January 24, 2016

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In the spring of 2013, Dominican Sisters of Hope Pat Flynn and Pat Jelly engaged in a human trafficking awareness campaign in Northern New Jersey. The following fall would see the Super Bowl at the Meadowlands, and the pair, along with other religious groups, wanted to raise awareness among...

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Sister Debbie Blow

 

 While in Nicaragua last week and also, last year, some of us had the blessing of meeting Josefa, a woman who has conquered many odds, risked her life multiple times for other women and children, and who has now established a safe house for women in Nicaragua. This safehouse is one that is being sponsored and assisted by the...

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Sister Bette Ann Jaster

 

Sister Bette Ann Jaster at the Spectra Energy "die-in" in Carmel, NY. Photo c/o Erik McGregor
 

“Do I have passion?” the pastor asked himself in front of the multiethnic congregation. The reading was about the Baptism of Jesus. Jesus was invited by John to come to the water. This morning reminded me again of what I care...

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