National Sugar Cookie Day

Today is National Sugar Cookie Day! Sister M. Concepta Joerger, OP unveiled her fantastic sugar cookie recipe in March after the video was retweeted 43 times on Twitter and shared 355 times on Facebook.  Here is the sugar cookie recipe!  Enjoy! SUGAR COOKIES 1 c....
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...

Sister Mary Karla Fritz, OP

Springfield Dominican Sister Mary Karla Fritz died June 7, 2018, at St. John’s Hospital. She was born near Herscher, Ill., in 1930, and baptized Veronica Florence by her parents, Carl G. and Mary Anne Heimburger Fritz. She made her profession of vows in 1954 at Sacred...