Category: Faith

Vanderpool, Brought, Schrader receive honorary degrees

Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., second from right, hosted a luncheon for Wichita author Clare Vanderpool, left, and Guatemala missionaries Dani Brought, ASC and Kris Schrader, ASC following the university’s Fall 2011 Commencement ...

Celebrating 100 years: Teresa (Mechtildis) Palsmeier, ASC

On Dec. 29, 2011, Teresa (Mechtildis) Palsmeier, ASC will celebrate her 100th birthday. Known better by her students as Mechtildis Palsmeier, ASC, Sister Teresa taught at Sacred Heart Academy from 1946 to 1959 and was also ...

Newman University to award honorary degrees to Newbery Medal recipient, Guatemala missionaries on Dec. 17

Newman University officials have announced that alumna and Newbery Medal recipient Clare Sander Vanderpool, and Guatemala missionaries Dani Brought, ASC and Kris Schrader, ASC, will be awarded Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degrees during ...

Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC recognized as Kansas Woman of Distinction

Dress for Success held its 3rd Annual Kansas Women of Distinction publication party Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Abode Venue in downtown Wichita. Each year the event, hosted by Dress for Success Wichita, highlights women across ...

Sister Thomasine Stoecklein honored for service to Newman

Thomasine Stoecklein, ASC, who retired from Newman University after close to 50 years of service, was honored at a card shower and reception May 17 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The event included comments by ...

Newman University raises $3,000 for Women’s Initiative Network

Members of the Newman University Staff Assembly Silent Auction Committee met with staff and participants from the Wichita Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) May 2 to present a check for $3,012. The money was raised through ...

Loretta Thome, ASC passes away March 25

Loretta Thome, ASC passed away Friday, March 25, 2011. She was 91, and was a professed Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 70 years. ...

Project SONRISA seeks toothbrushes for Guatemalan children

The Newman University Project SONRISA is again seeking donations of toothbrushes for Guatemalan children. The project has set a goal this year of collecting 11,000 toothbrushes by April 1. ...

Newman students work with ASC in St. Louis

In early January several Newman University students traveled to St. Louis, Mo., as part of a service learning trip hosted by Campus Ministry. The students partnered with Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) ministries in ...

Alumna and former drama professor Lillian Taylor passes away

Sacred Heart alumna and former drama professor Lillian Taylor passed away Jan. 31, 2011. Taylor was a 1950 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and a 1959 graduate of Sacred Heart College. She was a member ...

Center of Hope founder passes away

The Newman community mourns the passing of Stella Rosenhamer, ASC, who passed away early in the morning of Nov. 3. Rosenhamer was a leader in the religious and civic communities for more than 20 years. ...

Renee Kirmer, ASC jubilee featured in the Dodge City Globe

An article about Renee Kirmer, ASC celebrating the 5oth anniversary of her first profession as an Adorer of the Blood of Christ appeared in the July 5 Dodge City Daily Globe. Read the story here. ...

Newman employees learn about, support Adorers of the Blood of Christ through Associates program

Five Newman University employees and one alumna recently made a commitment to support the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) through the ASC Associates program. ...

Seven Adorers of the Blood of Christ celebrate 50 years as sisters

Several Adorers of the Blood of Christ recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the date they took their vows. ...

Adorers of the Blood of Christ celebrate milestone anniversaries

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), Newman University’s founding order, recognized monumental milestones of several ASC sisters as they celebrated the anniversary of their vows. A ceremony was held the weekend of May ...

Newman University will award honorary degrees to Herm Bachrodt, Betty Adams, ASC

Newman University officials have announced that former employees Herm Bachrodt and Betty Adams, ASC will be awarded Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degrees during the Spring 2010 Commencement ceremony, beginning at 10 a.m. May ...

Don’t miss Newman Mission Talks

In honor of the 175th anniversary of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), this month’s mission talks will address the question: “So What is the Adorers’ Passion Today?” ...

The Newman community celebrates the founding of the ASC by St. Maria De Mattias today

Newman University celebrates the founding of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ by St. Maria De Mattias today, March 4. Today concludes the yearlong 175th Anniversary celebration. ...

Card shower requested for Madeleine Kisner, ASC

The Newman University Alumni Association is calling for a “thanksgiving card shower” for alumna Madeleine Kisner, ASC. ...

Adorers of the Blood of Christ seek “Christmas Angels” for children in Tanzania

The ASC sisters operate the Village of Hope orphanage for children impacted by HIV/AIDs in Tanzania. They also operate a clinic and kindergarten for children of that region. ...

Newman awards honorary degrees

Newman University officials have revived the practice of bestowing honorary degrees. The university will now present a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degree to two notable and accomplished members of the extended Newman community ...