The seeking and preaching of Truth is not over… it is a gift that is very much needed in our world today.
Sister Barbara Reid, OP wrote and shared these words on the eve of the 800th Anniversary of the Order of Preachers in Rome, Italy in 2017.
In 1975, Sister Barbara Reid wrote in her Jubilee statement: My Dominican Sisters, you have nourished me in countless ways and have enabled me to minister in directions I never imagined. You have formed me as a woman of the Word and with my family and friends you have been God’s visible presence for me. My heart overflows with gratitude.
2017 – 42 Years a Sister
Pray for equality for women in church and society
Sister Barbara Reid, OP with the Master General Father Bruno Cadoré, OP at the Dominican Sisters International 8th General Assembly, Salesianum, Rome, April 28 – May 05, 2016.
Sister Barbara received the Martin de Porres Award at the Dominican Family Conference in 2016. It is awarded to persons whose lives exemplify the spirit of St. Martin de Porres, who serve the community and church, particularly the poor, sick and marginalized.
In November 2015, Grand Rapids Dominican Sr. Barbara Reid launched the Wisdom Commentary series, a groundbreaking project offering feminist interpretation for every book of the Bible.