Dominican Sr. Elise D. García, a member the General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, served the Leadership Conference of Women Religious  presidency from 2019 to 2022. She is on the board of the Earth Law Center. She was elected to serve as prioress of the Michigan-based congregation for six years, beginning Oct. 8. Follow her on Twitter: @elisegarciaop.

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We are on a single transformative journey

We are on a single transformative journey as we undergo the epochal change taking place this decade in religious life. It has many dimensions. But it is the same Spirit call to us, to make a vital shift in consciousness.

Come Wisdom: Remembering Sr. Nadine Foley

Appreciation - Friends and colleagues illuminate the character of Adrian Dominican Sr. Nadine Foley, who died May 13. A formidable figure of late-20th-century religious life, she renewed the ancient truths, honored God's design, and governed all things well.

It takes roots: Community-led solutions to global climate change

COP21 Paris - As the penultimate day of the Paris climate summit drew to a close Friday, Dec. 11, chants could be heard from one of the forum areas in the center of the public Climate Generations space adjacent to the official COP21 site: "Black Lives Matter!" "One-point-five to stay alive!" "Keep the oil in the soil!"

When climate change becomes personal

COP21 Paris - For most people climate change is a scientific abstraction posing a distant threat. "It's in the Arctic or distant in time," said Dan Price, an English climate scientist in his 20s, speaking in the "green" Climate Generations area adjacent to the official "blue" area where the COP21 climate negotiations are taking place.