Welcome to the Dominican Sisters
of Springfield, Illinois

Called by God into right relationship with all creation
and graced by Dominican life and mission, we compassionately preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Coronavirus Precautions at
Sacred Heart Convent

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Early in July, we began an extensive renovation of Regina Coeli, the building where our sisters requiring the most nursing care live. About 30 of our sisters living in Regina Coeli have moved temporarily to Rosary Hall until construction is finished.

Click the button below to learn more about the project and ways you can help support our sisters physical & spiritual needs now & in the future.

A self-guided, three day virtual retreat to help you reconnect with yourself and with God. But remember, you are not alone because we will be praying for you and the Holy Spirit will also accompany you.

Click the button below to begin your retreat.

Sister Ann Regina Baker, OP

Sister Ann Regina's Services Visitors are welcome; masks required. Visitation: 4:00-5:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, Sacred Heart ...
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Indigenous Peoples Day 2021: The Both/And of Truth

Confused about which Federal holiday we are observing today? You are forgiven. The answer is that we are ...
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Sister Mary Gianini, OP

Sister Mary's Services Visitors are welcome; masks required. Visitation: 4:00-5:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, Sacred Heart Convent ...
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Wanted: Your Experience and Knowledge of the Dominican Blessing

The Dominican Blessing is one of the great treasures of the Dominican family. Since its debut in Simon ...
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Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer Schedule
Monday-Friday: 11:00 a.m.
Eucharist: 11:25 a.m.

Sunday Morning Prayer Schedule:
8:30 a.m.
Eucharist: 9:00 a.m.

Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer Schedule
Monday-Friday: 5:00 p.m.

Evening Prayer Schedule
Sunday: 4:30 p.m.

Until further notice we are unable to welcome guests to join us in chapel for prayer or Liturgy. Even so, we hold your needs and the needs of the world in our prayer each day. If you have a special intention for which you would like our prayer, please let us know.

This beautiful and challenging prayer was affirmed by our sisters, gathered in General Chapter, on Friday, April 26, 2019. Please pray it with us and for us as we live into its call. Visit the prayer page to learn how our commitments are already bearing fruit For the Life of the World.

Want to join us? Learn how you can participate in the Springfield Dominican Mission as a sister, associate,or partner in mission!

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