Leadership Conference for Women Religious

  • Sister Inspiration: Quiet Activist Angelina Abeyta, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Quiet Activist Angelina Abeyta, OP

    January 31, 2020

    In the early 1980s, Sister Angelina Abeyta’s attention was on the turmoil in Central America. Grand Rapids Dominican Sister Angelina recalled: “A Sister of Charity Missionary shared first-hand experiences of the turmoil in the countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. She showed us graphic photos of mutilated bodies, the activity of death squads. It […]

  • 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 […]