The Wichita Small Grants Committee approved a $250 grant to the Literate Ladies Book Club to purchase books for the Juvenile Detention Facility (JDF) in Wichita, KS. Over 200 books were provided and local bookstores gave a discount because of the association with the Adorers.
Kelly Mai, an ASC Scholar senior at Newman, is an outstanding young woman who is making a difference and will make a difference in society. The ASC Scholarship program is a memorial to our five ASC Martyrs of Charity. The ASC Scholars are selected after personal interviews and they are required to do 45 hours of service each semester with not-for-profits.
Often as we turn the page to a new year we take time to reflect on the previous year. What a wonderful way to move us into new space, new opportunities, or possibly even a new reality for ourselves.
Since the beginning of humanity, silence has had a special language of its own. In the Garden of Eden, Genesis tells us that God walked with Adam and Eve in the cool of the evening.
Many of us volunteer for…for food pantries, for immigrants and refugees, for justice organizations…for a myriad of good and worthy causes. There are people in need who require attention and care and respect. Consider also with whom you volunteer.
We Adorers had built the original St. Clement in 1900, which we owned and ran. In December 1971, with the help of fundraising partners, we opened the new St. Clement Hospital.
The tradition of our faith that encourages us to visit a cemetery and pray for the dead on or around All Souls Day, posed the question: How do you do this if you are restricted by health, distance, or Covid, and are in a nursing home?
This past month, I ran across a God-book, the kind of reading where one must stop, be still, reflect, rejoice, contemplate and share. Together and… Read More »Book Offers Hope to World at an Impasse
Although I’ve done my fair share of daydreaming about that great discovery, I also knew it would probably never happen, until that Thursday, November 16 when I was once again sorting through Sister Angelita Myerscough’s files. There it was, buried in a file of articles about Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker. It’s a 1938 handwritten letter from Dorothy Day to Angelita, carefully protected by a plastic sleeve. Angelita knew what she had, even as a first-year temporarily professed Adorer.