Our Sisters in Mission – St Catherine 2019

Sr. Esther Calderon at Casa Alitas, a diocesan shelter for migrants released by ICE.


Esther Calderon of Tucson, AZ, has worked in healthcare, refugee and prison ministry. Although technically “retired,” Sr. Esther’s ministry has not slowed. Her ministry of prayer includes house calls and hospital visits to take communion to sick parishioners, and leading the Spanish rosary and Communion services at the ICE Detention center and the diocesan Casa Alitas, a sanctuary for immigrant families.




Sr. Ceal Warner at the New Orleans Peace Center.


Ceal Warner started her religious life in retreat work, then moved to pastoral ministry and professional counseling. She was also a member of her Congregation’s leadership team. In 2014, Sr. Ceal helped to found our new Congregation’s first original ministry, the Peace Center, bringing peace and opportunity to disadvantaged residents of New Orleans.



Representatives from Network of Hope and The Dominican Sisters of Peace display the “lease payment” for the “One Bridge to Hope” space in Bertrand Hall. Sr. Barb is on the far left.


Barbara Sullivan lived the pillars of study, preaching and service throughout her professional life, serving as a teacher, a public relations professional, and as an attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Louisville. Her latest project is helping the St. Catharine Motherhouse in Kentucky prepare to host women in recovery from opioid addiction.


Sr. Ana Gonzalez traveled to Mexico this winter to recruit students for Albertus Magnus College.




Ana Gonzalez made her first profession of vows in July 2018. She is ministering at our Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT, working with international students to help them adapt to life and study in the United States.


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