The Adorers of the Blood of Christ, US Region, applaud the decision of the Supreme Court to allow the DACA program to remain in place. We will continue to urge Congress to put forth legislation to regularize the status of Dreamers and provide a meaningful path to citizenship. We commit our advocacy to this endeavor especially in light of the commission of our foundress, St Maria De Mattias: “The spirit of this holy work is all love. We have carved this word in our minds and on our hearts. I repeat, Love! Love toward God and our dear neighbor…”
Wichita, Kansas — The Newman University Board of Trustees has named Kathleen S. Jagger, Ph.D., MPH, the 12th president of Newman University effective July 1, 2020.
Jagger was selected after a nine-month public search process, which concluded with her approval by the full Board at its meeting on May 29.
She is Newman’s second laywoman to serve as president in its 86-year history. Jagger replaces Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., who retired in December after more than 12 years leading the university.
With extensive higher education and leadership experience,
We know our hearts must continue to be changed as we work for systemic reforms. We commit to our on-going conversion and to advocate and educate for equal justice for all. We support the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in their condemnation of the murder of George Floyd. We stand in solidarity with the National Black Sisters’ Conference as we affirm their history and heritage as expressed in their statement.
The Adorers of the Blood of Christ, U.S. Region, are joining faith leaders from throughout the country in a call for a national Day of Mourning and Lament on June 1.
The call aims to put a face on the worst pandemic in a century and provide an opportunity for the nation to grieve together.
This week, the number of Americans who died from the coronavirus, reached 100,000, a chilling milestone that exceeds the combined number of U.S. deaths from the wars in Vietnam and Korea.
Unlike the sudden deaths of the terrorist bombings on Sept.
Sister Ruth Timmermeyer, ASC died Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Wichita Center. She was 93 years old and was a professed Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 77 years.
She was born July 24, 1926, in Wichita, Kansas, one of 13 children of Clarence and Hazel (Markel) Timmermeyer. She was stricken with polio at age four. When she was six, her family moved to a farm near Norwich, Kansas.
In 1940, after graduating from eighth grade, she went to Sacred Heart convent. She made first vows on August 16,