May 7, 2018, Portland, Oregon – The Gospel calls Catholics to care for the most vulnerable people in society, including immigrants, Sister Donna Markham, OP, told an audience at All Saints Church in Portland. In the Tobin Lecture, sponsored by the Office of Life, Justice and Peace of the Archdiocese of Portland, Sister Donna emphasized that immigrants are “real people with real lives.” Sister Donna is President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA and a former Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Read the full article, written by Ed Langlois in The Catholic Sentinel, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Portland.
February 15, 2018, Alexandria, Virginia – In an interview with Julie Bourbon of Global Sisters Report, Sister Donna Markham, OP, reflects on her three-year ministry as President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA). She speaks of the vision and mission of the agency, CCUSA’s recent service to people impacted by last fall’s hurricanes and other disasters, her love for working one-on-one with people as a clinical psychologist, the call of all Christians to tend to those most in need, and the basic generosity of Americans in response to disasters. Read the interview.