October 6, 2016, Adrian, Michigan – Due to the many loving calls and emails of concern from people asking after the safety of Adrian Dominican Sisters serving in the Dominican Republic and Florida, we are happy to report everyone is safe. Our Sisters serving in the Dominican Republic report lots of rain, and ask for your continued prayers for the DR and Haiti. Adrian Dominican Sisters and Associates in Florida are all safe and continue to be in contact with each other as well as their Chapter Prioress, Sister Mary Ann Caulfield, OP. Sisters in areas that had a mandatory evacuation have taken up residence with other Sisters in safer areas. All are in touch with each other, monitoring the weather situation, and taking appropriate safety measures. They express gratitude for your thoughts and prayers. Our sponsored institutions report the following: Barry University (Miami Shores, Florida) is closed as of noon October 5 through Sunday, October 9 Rosarian Academy (West Palm Beach, Florida) is closed October 6-7, with parent-teacher conferences scheduled to go on for Monday, October 10 as of this posting DePorres Place Literacy Center (West Palm Beach, Florida) is closed and as of this posting will re-open Monday, October 10 The Congregation asks people for their continued prayers for the victims of Hurricane Matthew and for the safety of those still in the path of the storm.