Sister Tarcisia Roths ASC is being honored with the 2016 Humanitarian Award created by Dr. Donna Sweet, an HIV-AIDS specialist. Sr. Tarcisia is being recognized for her teaching and outreach to the community of Wichita, Kan.

Dugan Library

By Sister Tarcisia Roths, ASC

RothsTReceiving the Humanitarian of the Year Award means much to me, as it recognizes those aspects of my life that have been such a part of my years of ministry as an Adorer.  We are called to empower others to live fulfilling lives,

Cancer and the Sweetness of Peaches

By Sr. Janis Yaekel, ASC

I am Sister Janis Yaekel, ASC and I have pancreatic cancer. In fact, I have lived with cancer since 2012. I hope to share in my blog my journey and my reflections on the presence of God in my life. It is my hope that those who read my entries will find strength for their own journeys. 


It has been a pretty good week so far, if not a great week. Some of the side effects of chemotherapy seem to linger into the second week now,

Quills and Keyboards

By Sr. Janet McCann, ASC

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Acuto, Italy, where my community, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, was founded by St. Maria De Mattias in 1834. (Learn more about the Adorers’ foundress and history here.)

I was there to help review proposals for funding formation and ministry projects for Adorers throughout the world, and to disburse funding. But I also found time to enjoy the beauty all around those of us gathered at the meeting.

The visit offered lots of contrasting images: