CARA Member News, Feb. 6, 2014

Joan Sweeney
A couple of pieces of CARA member news to share:

Our dear friend Joan Sweeney welcomes your thoughts and prayers as she undergoes treatment for Stage II ovarian cancer. Joan is in good spirits and is very hopeful about the outcome of her treatments. If you would like to contact Joan directly, her email address is

Jerice Barrios
At the Cenacle Archives, Jerice Barrios has been named Archivist for the North American Province of the Cenacle. Sister Mary Hennessey is stepping down from the position of Archivist but will continue at the Archives on a part-time basis to help with unprocessed collections. Jerice received her Master's in Library and Information Science from Dominican University in 2001 and worked in the Photo Archives of The Field Museum until 2010. She joined the Cenacle Archives in 2011, first as a Project Archivist and later as Associate Archivist. Jerice is excited to take on the role of Archivist and wishes to express deep gratitude to Sister Mary Hennessey for her support and her years of mentorship.

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