Adorers of the Blood of Christ

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Adorers of the Blood of Christ
Abbreviation ASC
Formation c. AD 1831; 186 years ago (1831)
Founder Maria De Mattias
Type Catholic religious order
Headquarters Kansas United States of America
Website adorers.org

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ are a Catholic religious institute founded by St. Maria De Mattias in 1834, their post-nominal letters are A.S.C.

The institute operates Newman University in Wichita, Kansas.

In October 1992, Sisters Barbara Ann Muttra, Mary Joel Kolmer, Kathleen McGuire, Agnes Mueller, and Shirley Kolmer were killed by soldiers fighting in Liberia. On January 24, 2008, Morris Padmore, a former combatant of the defunct NPFL warring faction testified at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Liberia) that the nuns were raped and executed under the command of former NPFL general Christopher Vambo.[1]

See also

External links

  • Adorers of the Blood of Christ

References

  1. ^ Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia
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