Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Dorothy Stang
Sisters announce Dorothy Stang Initiative for Laudato Si’ Action in response to Pope Francis’ challenge to address the climate crisis
Cincinnati OH – November 2, 2021 In his Laudato Si Encyclical Letter, Pope Francis challenges the global Catholic Church to vigorously respond to the need to care for God’s creation by addressing the climate crisis. In reply, we, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Ohio Province, have fully committed …
Archdiocese celebrates life and legacy of Sister Dorothy Stang
By Eileen Connelly, OSU It’s a long way from Ohio to the Amazon rain forest, but a young woman from Dayton courageously followed her heart and answered God’s call to become a missionary and outspoken advocate for the poor and the environment. This would ultimately lead to her death at …
Events mark 10th anniversary of Sister Dorothy Stang’s death
Staff Report Two events are planned to mark the 10th anniversary the murder of murder of Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Dorothy Stang in February 2005. Sister Dorothy was shot and killed by hired gunmen as she walked along a dirt road in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil.