June 22, 2016, Wilmette, Illinois – Elizabeth Pattara, the first non-Adrian Dominican Sister to serve as President of Regina Dominican High School, spoke in an interview with The Wilmette Life of her excitement at this new position. The product of a Jesuit high school in Scranton, Pennsylvania, she is eager to help instill in the Regina Dominican students the values of the Catholic faith. She succeeds Sister Mary Margaret Pachucki, OP, who left her position as President of Regina Dominican a year earlier than planned with her election to the General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Read the entire article.
June 22, 2016, Detroit – In her monthly blog for the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Sister Nancyann Turner reflects on the violence and destruction that the people of Detroit – and now Orlando – have to deal with. She also writes of the hope she finds through the goodness of people, such as the 50 volunteers for the Rosa Parks Children and Youth Program – and the gifts brought by a young volunteer from Dublin. Read Sister Nancyann’s blog.