Sr. Ann Bailie, OP

Ann Bailie, OPDominican Sister of Peace Ann Bailie (87) died at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus, OH on July 4, 2016. She was born in Manhattan, NY in 1929 and was educated by the Dominican Sisters in both elementary and high school. She entered the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace, in 1948.

Sr. Ann earned a Bachelor of Arts in French from Manhattan College, a Master of Arts in French from Laval University, Quebec, Canada, and pursued post-graduate studies in French literature at New York University. Continue reading →

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Sr. Anne Regis Hartnett, OP

anne regisDominican Sister of Peace Anne Regis Hartnett, OP (91), a native of Cambridge, MA, died on July 3, 2016, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, KY.

In 1945 Sr. Anne Regis entered the Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine, (St. Catharine, KY) now the Dominican Sisters of Peace. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English/Psychology/Philosophy from Siena College (Memphis, TN) and a Master of Science in Education/Guidance from Memphis State University (Memphis, TN).    Continue reading →

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What’s in Your Heart?

Blog by Associate Mary Ellen George, OPA
Blog by Associate Mary Ellen George, OPA

As I struggled with a topic to write about for this blog, my husband warmly suggested to me that I write about what’s in my heart.  So today, my heart is troubled by what seems to me to be a disturbing number and norm of non-listeners.  I’ve shared my thoughts before on this topic in a September 2015 blog entitled “Is Listening and Being Present Enough.”  I’m writing again about this topic because I feel so strongly about the importance of listening and being present to each other.

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What’s in a Pronoun?

Blog by Sr. Barbara Kane, OP
Blog by Sr. Barbara Kane, OP

I had intended to write about the importance of names and the gift of calling another by his or her name.  After all, in today’s Gospel, Jesus calls each of the apostles by name. And in Psalm 147, the psalmist acknowledges God’s unique relationship with creation, when he writes that God “determines the number of the stars; He gives to all of them their names.”  God has  named  billions, maybe gazillions of stars.. We are so special that God gives each of our names also.

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Living in the Shadows

Blog by Sr. Rene Weeks, OP
Blog by Sr. Rene Weeks, OP

Our country’s immigration system is broken. In recent years all reasonable attempts to fix it have been turned aside. On June 23rd the divided Supreme Court prevented the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and implementation of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) that had been proposed by the current administration.

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