July 11, 2019, Cincinnati, Ohio – The community at St. Antoninus Parish recently celebrated 75 years of faith. The Adrian Dominican Sisters were an important part of the parish’s heritage. At the invitation of Archbishop of Cincinnati John T. McNicholas, the Congregation in 1948 sent Sisters to staff the parish’s new school. From the school’s earliest years to 1974, 31 Adrian Dominican Sisters ministered there. The heritage continues, as this year’s eighth-grade graduating class was the school’s 70th class. Read the article by Erin Schurenberg in The Catholic Telegraph.
October 17, 2018, Seattle, Washington – In an article in The Northwest Catholic, magazine of the Archdiocese of Seattle, Sister Lorene Heck, OP, is portrayed as a minister who works and lives by the philosophy, “Give your best and hope.” She has followed this philosophy in 55 years of ministry, whether as a teacher at Bishop Blanchard High School in Seattle or now as Chapter Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Dominican West Mission Chapter. She will continue that ethic of hard work as, in response to the invitation of Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, she works on the archdiocese’s Called to Serve as Christ, a fund-raising campaign for women religious in the archdiocese. Read the full article by Rich Kaipust.