November 20, 2019, Detroit – As you begin to think about Christmas shopping and family visits, remember to immerse yourself in the greatest Christmas preparation of all – Advent. The latest book by Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, The Guiding Power of Hope, offers reflections, prayers, and practices for every day of Advent and for Christmas Day to help you slow down and remember the ultimate meaning of Christmas.
The Guiding Power of Hope is available through Twenty-Third Publications or through the Weber Center Shop on the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse campus. The shop is open from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. You can also call 517-266-4035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sister Janet has written yearly Advent reflection books, as well as numerous books for catechists, Eucharistic ministers, parents, and the faithful. She draws on her experience in catechetics and adult faith formation and is currently a free-lance author, presenter, teacher, and consultant.
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.