Elise D. García

Elise D. García, prioress of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, served as LCWR president 2019 to 2022. She was one of a four-member delegation of the U.S. Dominican Sisters Conference engaged in public advocacy at the COP21 Paris Climate Conference in 2015.


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