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May 10, 2016, Orlando, Florida – As she prepares to leave the organization she founded, Center for Earth Jurisprudence, to take office as Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Congregation, Sister Patricia Siemen reflects on environmental issues. In an interview with reporter Kevin Spear of the Orlando Sentinel, Sister Pat discusses her optimism and worries about the Florida environment and the work of collaboration and education taken on by the Center for Earth Jurisprudence. Read the interview.
April 8, 2016, Chicago – Sister Patricia Siemen, OP, founder and director of the Center for Earth Jurisprudence, was one of a handful of Catholic Sisters who were interviewed in the April 2016 issue of U.S. Catholic magazine on their own and their religious community’s commitment to care for the Earth. In the article by Jessica Mesman Griffith, Sister Pat, Prioress-elect of the Adrian Dominican Congregation, speaks of the sacredness of creation and of the mystical and scriptural traditions that point to creation as a revelation from God. Read the article.