October 18, 2019, Seattle, Washington – Sister Cele Gorman, OP, currently Assisted Living Coordinator at Assumption Convent in Seattle, was recently featured in The Northwest Catholic for her years of ministry in the Archdiocese of Seattle. In the profile, Sister Cele speaks of her family life, her attraction and call to the Edmonds Dominican Sisters – which merged with the Adrian Dominican Sisters in 2003 – and the joy she finds in ministering with the people of God. Her profile is part of the diocesan newspaper’s promotion of the Archdiocese of Seattle’s Called to Serve as Christ campaign, which seeks to raise funds for the pensions and medical plans for priests and women religious in the archdiocese. Read the full profile of Sister Cele at The Northwest Catholic online.
June 2, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – A recent article in The Daily Telegram, newspaper of Adrian, Michigan, recounts the story of Sister Barbara Cervenka, OP, and her commitment to creating 1,000 paintings of origami cranes. Drawing from the Japanese tradition of folding 1,000 cranes for peace or health, Sister Barbara took on the task of painting the cranes to raise funds for the ministry of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena in Iraq to thousands of Christians and other minorities who were in refugee camps in northern Iraq. They had been driven out of their homes on the Nineveh Plains in Iraq by ISIS. Read the full article by News Editor David Panian.