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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.


 

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 →

Posted in Just Reflecting

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 →

Posted in Obituaries

Sr. Carolyn Krebs, OP

Sr. Carolyn Krebs, OP (formerly Sr. Mary Alexandria), died peacefully at St. Luke Hospice in Bethlehem, PA, on January 18, 2015. Sr. Carolyn was born in Baltimore, MD, the only child of Charles and Agnes (Strickroth) Krebs, on May 7, 1935. She is survived by her cousin Margaret McGrath. Continue reading →

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Sr. Catherine Marie Servis, OP

Sr. Catherine Marie Servis, OP, entered eternal life on December 26, 2014, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, KY, after 68 years in religious life. She is survived by her brother Joseph along with many nieces and nephews including Donna Servis. Continue reading →

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Sr. Carmen Gonzales, OP

Sr. Carmen Gonzalez, OP, died December 23, 2014, at McLaren Hospital in Pontiac, MI. She is survived by her brother, Juan Carlos of Connecticut and a nephew, Carlos of DeVilla, CA.

Sr. Carolyn Krebs, OP, prepared a eulogy:

It is most appropriate that our celebration of Sr. Carmen Gonzalez’s Liturgy of Resurrection should open with the hymn “Be Not Afraid.” For as she chose today’s readings and sung prayer, she gave us a testament of her life and her message to us today. Continue reading →

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