April 8, 2016, Miami, Florida – Barry University continued its year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary on April 5 with a lunch-time mini-conference on Earth Justice: Ways of Caring for our Common Home. Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD, President, welcomed five Adrian Dominican Sisters who served as panelists. Sister Patricia Siemen, OP, Prioress-elect of the Adrian Dominican Sisters and founder and director of the Center for Earth Jurisprudence, facilitated the panel discussion. Also serving on the panel were Sister Judy Byron, OP; Sister Carol Coston, OP; Sister Elise D. García, OP; and Sister Mary Ellen Leciejewski, OP. Watch the video of the panel discussion.
March 18, 2016, Santa Cruz, California – Sister Beth Butler, OP, currently involved in Patient Relations at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, spoke in a radio interview of her 60 years in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. In the interview – set up by Radio Station KSCO in recognition of National Catholic Sisters Week – Sister Beth speaks of her ministerial experiences, ranging from serving as Police Chaplain in Miami to her time of teaching criminal justice and her work in security at Dominican Hospital.
Listen to her interview, courtesy of KSCO’s Good Morning Monterey Bay with Rosemary Chalmers.