Statement of Leaders of Catholic Sisters of Michigan


November 3, 2022, Grand Rapids, Michigan – The elected leadership of six congregations of Catholic Sisters in Michigan issued the following statement, addressing the divisiveness of national elections.


We decry the violent divisiveness that is characterizing our upcoming national elections, threatening the fundamentals of our democratic system of self-governance and the right of individuals to vote their conscience. We call on people of good will throughout our state to honor and respect the human dignity of every person who exercises the right to vote in accordance with his or her own life experience and God-given conscience.


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The elected leaders of the following Michigan congregations of Catholic Sisters issued the above statement:
Congregation of St. Joseph (Kalamazoo)
Dominican Sisters of Adrian (Adrian)
Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids)
Servants of Jesus (Detroit)
Sisters of Mary Reparatrix (Detroit)
Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Monroe)

Members of the Leadership Team of the Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters are Sisters Sandra Delgado OP, prioress; Joan Williams OP, vicaress; and Maureen Geary OP and Megan McElroy OP, councilors.

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Sandra Delgado OP

Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids
111 Lakeside Drive NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503