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March 23, 2019, Washington, D.C. – In a March 12 address to students, professors, and clergy at Georgetown University’s Dahlgren Chapel, Sister Donna Markham, OP, urged Catholics to shed their stereotypes of immigrants and refugees and instead to respond to their plight with compassion. The President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA and former Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Congregation, Sister Donna compared asylees seeking refuge in the United States to the man lying by the side of the road who needed compassionate action from the Good Samaritan. Read the Catholic News Service (CNS) article by Jacob Comello.
Feature photo: Sister Donna Markham, OP, speaks on immigration in Dahlgren Chapel to students, professor, and clergy at Georgetown University. Photo credit: Ulie Xu, Campus Ministry, Georgetown University
August 31, 2018, Detroit, Michigan – In her latest blog for the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit, Sister Nancyann Turner, OP, reflects on a modern-day Good Samaritan encounter with a woman begging on the freeway and ponders, “Who is my neighbor?” Read Sister Nancyann’s full reflection.