Durstyne "Dusty" Farnan (Courtesy of Durstyne Farnan)
Durstyne (Dusty) Farnan is an Adrian Dominican sister from Michigan. After teaching elementary and junior high, she lived in Ghana, West Africa and Kenya with indigenous religious sisters in their initial formation programs. Later, she ministered in the inner city of Chicago and in psychiatric units as a clinical social worker; she has served her congregation as the director of justice and later vocation director. She currently serves as the U.N. representative for the Dominican Leadership Conference.