Adorers of the Blood of Christ

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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]

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