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March 4, 2021, Washington, D.C. – Cardinal Wilton Gregory, of the Archdiocese of Washington, has had strong ties to Catholic Sisters since he first attended St. Carthage School in Chicago. Taught by Adrian Dominican Sisters there, he was inspired to convert to Catholicism and to become a priest. An article on Cardinal Gregory’s rapport with religious Sisters cites a statement of support by the Adrian Dominican Sisters when then-Archbishop Gregory was named the first African-American Cardinal. Read the entire article by Josephine Von Dohlen in The Catholic Standard, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.


Feature photo: Sisters Lorraine (Johneda) Pepin, OP, and Pilar Martin, OP, spend time with students at St. Carthage School in Chicago, circa 1959. Cardinal Wilton Gregory attended this school. Adrian Dominican Sisters File Photo

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May 3, 2019 – Religious Studies Professor Joe Raab, PhD, of Siena Heights University concludes the three-part Siena Series at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, with his talk, “The Catholic Church: Abuse, Accountability, and Aspiration.” The talk will be held at Weber Retreat and Conference Center. In light of the #MeToo movement, Professor Raab takes a look at sexual abuse and the future of the Catholic Church. 

The cost for the program is $10, or free for those who have already paid for the Siena Series. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call Weber Center at 517-266-4000.



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