Do you have a passion for Dominican Life, to work within a team and enjoy a large network of relationships? Then we invite you to discern with us, the role of Executive Director of the Dominican Sisters Conference (DSC). It could be a good fit for you. The DSC is taking the lead, and actively […]
To coin a well-worn phrase, it was a Dominican Sisters Conference Elected Leaders Annual Meeting like no other. Held entirely in the virtual space, the gathering saw Sisters and guests throwing air kisses, lighting candles, dancing and praying in the electronic “cloud” of a zoom call. While over 190 attendees were far flung around the […]
February 24, 2020 — The Executive Committee of the Dominican Sisters Conference is pleased to announce that Mary Ellen O’Grady, OP (Sinsinawa) will serve as the Interim Director of the DSC as of April. She will serve in this role while a Search Committee begins its work to name a new Executive Director. The former […]
The following statement is shared by the North American Dominican Promoters of Justice, Peace and Care of Creation for the U.S. Dominican Iraq Coordinating Committee. In the midst of the sacred days of the Christmas-Epiphany season, our hearts and minds have contemplated the promised hope of God’s coming peace. Yet, during these days, we have […]
The North American Dominican Justice Promoters would like to share their letter that was sent to the delegates at COP 25 via our Dominican Family members that are there. Please click the link below to read their letter. Letter from NADJPCC to Delegates at COP 25 (Word Document) (Featured Photo Caption: Participants Sr. Cecilia Espinella, […]
On Wednesday, June 12th, Carol Dempsey, OP gave a presentation entitled, “Appropriating Scripture in a Globalized World.” Please see below for the recorded video and text of Sister Carol’s presentation.
Please see below for the press release, submitted by Anne Lythgoe, OP (Dominican Sister of Peace), about the Dominican Sisters International (DSI) General Assembly’s recent meeting in in Rome. (Please note that the DSI website had some security issues earlier so we are publishing here in the US now). ROME May 12, 2019 – With a flourish […]
Below please find the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) report submitted by Margaret Mayce, OP (NGO Representative to the United Nations). The report was prepared by Sister Judy Lu McDonnell, OP, and Lyn Kirkconnell (Co-Promoters of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation for the San Rafael and Mission San Jose Dominican Sisters). 63rd Commission […]
Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa Public Statement in Response to the Recent Burnings of African-American Churches in LA and the Highlander Center in TN
Holy Week 2019, Sinsinawa, WI The Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, WI condemn the violent acts that have recently occurred with the burning of three predominantly African-American churches in St. Landry Parish, LA, and the burning of the Highlander Center in New Market, TN. While the motive for these attacks remains under investigation, the attacks appear […]
Over the last few months stories have been shared from Dominican sisters who have visited the border. The DSC will be sharing these stories on their website and Facebook page. Please see below for the stories (more articles will be added in the future).
From the Dominican Sisters of Adrian February 20, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Three U.S. Dominican women gave a report during a February 17 webinar on their experiences as a delegation to the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Iraq. Adrian Dominican Sisters Rose Ann Schlitt, OP, and Nancy Jurecki, OP, and Gloria Escalona, a member […]
This is a moral moment in the United States. The government has been partially shutdown for more than twenty days now. People are not receiving paychecks and essential services. A government shutdown is not the way to solve a political disagreement. As more people are hurt by this impasse, the question at the heart of […]