Palm Sunday offered the Wichita Center Community an opportunity to live out principles found in Laudato Si’. Instead of ordering the standard palms, this year we ordered from EcoPalms, a project to promote environment and social justice.
Sister Fran Schumer, ASC
Fran Schumer, ASC has engaged in a number of ministries during her 56 years as an Adorer. These have included social studies teacher, administrator of a home for children with behavioral and emotional issues, healthcare public relations director, human resource director, executive director of several organizations, and paralegal. She also has served twice in community leadership. Currently, she oversees the community’s two long-term care ministries and serves on the Community Life Team for the Wichita Center.
Newman University formally inaugurated its 12th president earlier this month even though Dr. Kathleen Jagger has held the position since July 1, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic had postponed ceremonies for more than a year.