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For further information on any of the news items listed here, please contact Alice Black, PhD, OPA, Director of Communications & Mission Advancement, at 614-416-1020.


 

Sr. Suzanne Repasky, OP

Sr. M. Suzanne, OP, 80, the former Margaret Ann Repasky, died on March 31, 2015, at Regina Health Center, Richfield, OH. Sr. Suzanne, the daughter of Stephen and Margaret Hartman Repasky, from St. Dominic Parish in Youngstown, entered the Sisters of St. Dominic of Akron, now Dominican Sisters of Peace, on August 15, 1954. She made profession of vows on August 4, 1956. Sr. Suzanne earned her BSE from St. John College, Cleveland and MA from the University of Dayton. She began her teaching career at St. Felicitas, Cleveland. She also taught at St. Hilary and St. Vincent, both in Akron, and SS. Peter & Paul, Doylestown. From 1970 to 1974, she served as principal at St. Joseph & Regina Coeli, Alliance and from 1974 to 1978 was principal at St. Paul, Akron. Sr. Suzanne also taught religion at St. Vincent-St. Mary and mathematics at Archbishop Hoban High Schools both in Akron. She was known as an excellent teacher and related especially well to her male students. Continue reading →

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Sr. Connie Haug, OP

Sr. Connie Haug, OP (Sr. Omer), was 80 years old when she was silently, gently, beautifully, called back home to God, just a few months before her celebration of 60 years of Dominican professed life. Sr. Connie had had a full and successful ministerial life. After dementia claimed her active ministry she began long years of quiet prayer, simply being and always smiling. Continue reading →

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Sr. Kathryn McQuillan, OP

Dominican Sister of Peace Kathryn McQuillan, OP, died on February 23, 2015, at the age of 95 at Sansbury Care Center (St. Catharine, KY). Born in Philadelphia in 1919 to Philip and Theresa Hartman, Kathryn was one of 11 children. Three of those children would become religious Sisters. One would become a priest. Continue reading →

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Reversing the Stalemate: Normalizing Relations with Cuba

Kelly Litt
Reflection by Kelly Litt

In a surprising move on December 17, President Obama announced that the United States would begin normalizing relations with Cuba following the release of American contractor Alan Gross, who had been imprisoned in Cuba for five years. President Obama addressed Americans explaining that relations between the US and Cuba would be restored and travel and trade would be opened. Continue reading →

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Sr. Juliana Savoy, OP

Dominican Sister Juliana Savoy’s earthly life ended January 22, 2015, at the age of 88. The Motherhouse at St. Catharine, KY, became her home when Hurricane Katrina forced her relocation; she died after several years in Sansbury Care Center at the end of an itinerant life. Continue reading →

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