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Sister in Food Service, Home Care, and Parish Work Dies

Sister Laura Goeckner, ASC, died Friday, July 24, 2020, at the Ruma (Illinois) Center. She was 93 years old and had been a professed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ for 74 years.

Sister Laura was one of nine children born to William and Rosa (Probst) Goeckner of Effingham, Illinois. Five of her sisters also were Adorers.

Sister Laura was a food service manager for almost 60 years at St. Ann Home in Chester, Catholic Children’s Home in Alton, St. Henry Seminary in Belleville, Ruma Center in Ruma,

The Adorers on the Supreme Court’s DACA Decision

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…”  

Kathleen S. Jagger named 12th president of Newman University

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,

Adorers Join Black Sisters in Statement about George Floyd Death

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.

A Call to Mourn the Nation’s Dead of Covid-19

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.