The Work of a Sacred Space

The Work of a Sacred Space

What we celebrate is not just the structure that surrounds us but what has happened within us who are faithful to listening and acting on the Word of God. Sacred Heart Convent chapel was dedicated on October 6, 1968, a remarkable year in the history of the world for...
Sacred Heart Convent Open House

Sacred Heart Convent Open House

Sacred Time, Sacred Space October 7, 2018 Springfield, Ill.--The public is invited to Sacred Heart Convent, the motherhouse of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, on October 7, 2018, for a rare public open house commemorating the 50th anniversary of the dedication...
An old hurt, reconciled

An old hurt, reconciled

In 1999, we Springfield Dominicans held the closing of our celebration of 125 years of Dominican life (1873-1998). Sister Marcelline Koch and Sister Sharon Zayac shared this, favorite, poignant memory from that celebration: “On August 7, 1999, we hosted...