#CatholicSisters

  • Sister Inspiration: A Bridge of Love & Hope in Chimbote

    Sister Inspiration: A Bridge of Love & Hope in Chimbote

    January 29, 2021

    Dominican Sisters Margaret Mary Birchmeier and Lillian Bockheim serve as part of the “bridge of love and hope” in one of the poorest communities in South America. They have lived in the community of Chimbote since the 1960s building a ministry that today includes a maternity hospital, pre-natal education, and well-baby clinics. From very humble […]

  • The March Against Racial Injustice Continues

    The March Against Racial Injustice Continues

    April 1, 2019

    In 1964, Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, Aquinas students and many others marched for racial equality. The photo is from the 1964 Aquinas College Yearbook and depicts Sisters walking on Division Avenue in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The photo caption reads “The Dominican Sisters take part in a downtown racial protest march. A living testimony to […]