Celebrating the 2018 Jubilarians

It is a rare thing to be able to count life-commitment milestones in multiples of 25. In 2018 we are blessed with ten such milestones for our sisters who have been faithful to living the evangelical counsels for 25, 50, and even 75 years. Enjoy these brief reflections...

“Whose Hands did You hold?”

New Dominican Associates are challenged to “Construct the Village” Make Commitment to Prayer, Service, Study, Community Springfield Dominican Associate Class of 2018. New associates are noted in bold type. All others in the photo are sister- and associate sponsors of...

Sister Marion Sitkiewitz, OP

Springfield Dominican Sister Marion Sitkiewitz (formerly Sister Peter Claver) died May 14, 2018, at Sacred Heart Convent. She was born in Chicago in 1928 to Peter and Lucy Bonk Sitkiewitz. She made her profession of vows in 1951 at Sacred Heart Convent. Sister Marion...

Sister Mary Alice Mannix, OP

Springfield Dominican Sister M. Alice Mannix died May 3, 2018, at Sacred Heart Convent. She was born in Little Falls, Minn., in1930 and named Margaret Ann. She made her profession of vows in 1950 at Sacred Heart Convent. Sister M. Alice ministered as a middle school...