Dominican Sisters of Springfield

Springfield Dominican Sister to be Sen. Durbin’s guest for Pope’s address to Congress

durbin_Sister_pope_color_bwSister Philip Neri Crawford, OP will attend Pope Francis’s address to Congress with Illinois Senator Dick Durbin! Read Steven Spearie’s story by clicking here.

 


Sister Philip Neri Crawford, OP to Attend Pope’s Address to Congress

Senator Dick Durbin has selected Sister Philip Neri Crawford as his guest to see the Pope’s address to joint meeting of congress on September 24th. Sister Philip was born and raised in Springfield, attended St. Agnes grade school, and Springfield High School. She spent 14 years teaching at Sacred Heart Griffin where she is currently on the board of directors. Senator Durbin says he is honored to have her join him for Pope Francis’ historic address.

Read more about it here.

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(Springfield Dominican Sisters Vocation Video for National Catholic Sisters Week ‘15)

 

 
We are joyful women committed to preaching the Gospel through our lives lived in community, our personal and communal prayer, and our varied ministries. The model for our preaching is Jesus, whose mission is “to bring glad tidings to the poor, to proclaim liberty to captives, recovery of sight to the blind, and let the oppressed go free” (Luke 4:18).

 
Contact:
Sister Teresa Marron, OP, Vocation Director
(708) 207-1874 •  srteresa@spdom.org
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The Catholic Post: ‘Retirement’ not in vocabulary of Sister Mary Lou Owens, OP

“It’s not like, ‘I have to do this,’” Sister Mary Lou said. “And there’s always that element of prayer. I think in these days of fear we can bring hope to people. I think the greatest ministry I do here is listen.”

“It’s not like, ‘I have to do this,’” Sister Mary Lou said. “And there’s always that element of prayer. I think in these days of fear we can bring hope to people. I think the greatest ministry I do here is listen.”

Great interview with Dominican Sisters’ Mary Lou Owens, OP in The Catholic Post called:

‘Retirement’ not in vocabulary of Sister Mary Lou Owens, OP  by Jennifer Willems

“I didn’t make a map and say, ‘This is where life is going to take me,’” Sister Mary Lou said. God is in control and “God is good in all of this.”

Read the article: here

See The Catholic Post Facebook Page: here

JUST Words Vol 14 No 3, fall 2014 is here!

JWVol14No3Autumn blessings!  We hope you enjoy this issue filled with exciting changes and wonderful news.Click here or on the image below to read JUST Words.

JUST Words Vol 14 No 3 for fall 2014 features Sister Trinita Eddington’s clinic ministry in Jackson, MS, the Illinois Innocence Project, Elmira Nuns – preparing for the move to Springfield and much, much more!

JUST Words is a publication of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois.

Read the fall NEW fall issue of JUST Words

In Service of One Another Catholic Humanitarian Award WInner: Sr. Mary Paul McCaughey

Congratulations to Sr. Mary Paul who won the the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin “In Service of One Another” Catholic Humanitarian Award!

Sr. Mary Paul McCaughey is a member of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, and has served in Catholic education as a teacher, secondary principal and president, and superintendent. Appointed Superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools in 2008, she oversees the largest Catholic school system in the United States, with nearly 85,000 students and more than 7,000 educators in 244 elementary and high schools.

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