May 2, 2017, Washington, D.C. – A recent article by Global Sisters Report, of The National Catholic Reporter, explores the connection that Catholic Sisters make between the environment, science, and their faith – and how this connection led some to participate in the People’s Climate March on April 29. The article includes interviews with Sister Joan Baustian, OP; Dominican Volunteer Holly Sammons; and Elaine Johnson, Permaculture Specialist. Read the entire article by Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans.
Feature photo: Elaine Johnson, Adrian Dominican Permaculture Specialist
March 13, 2017, Juarez, Mexico – In a Mexican border town well known for its violence, Sister Maureen Gallagher, OP, works with women in a sewing co-op, helping them to market their products. Sister Maureen ministers at Centro Santa Catalina, a center for women founded by the late Sister Donna Kustusch, OP. Sister Maureen’s goal is to teach the women to operate their own co-op so they can be self-sufficient. Read Soli Salgado’s interview with Sister Maureen in The National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report.