November 28, 2018, McAllen, Texas – When the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) issued a call recently for Sisters to volunteer for a few weeks at hospitality centers for immigrants, Sisters from several communities responded. Among them are Adrian Dominican Sisters Patricia Erickson, OP, Mary Kastens, OP, and Nancy Murray, OP, who ministered or are ministering at the Catholic Charities Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. Sister Judith Benkert, OP, has served at the hospitality center in El Paso, Texas, where Sister Maurine Barzantni, OP, will serve beginning in early December.
Read the article in The National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report by Dan Stockman and Michele Morek.
November 20, 2018, Detroit – In her blog for the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit, Sister Nancyann Turner, OP, reflects on the spirit of thanksgiving even among those who are struggling. Many people facing severe poverty or other difficulties are still grateful for the gifts of God, while others need companions on the journey as they heal and change their lives. Read Sister Nancyann’s full blog.