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.

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Sacred Heart Convent

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Dreaming. Discerning. Governing. Inspiring.

This essay first appeared in the Springfield State Journal-Register, Sunday, August 9, 2020. Everyone is thinking about John ...
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“They Must Have Had a Secret Radar.” Sister Karina’s Story

Photo: Susan Dickey at the start of her career at the Indian State Museum. (Courtesy of Sister Susan ...
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Peru Independence Day at Sacred Heart Convent

The sisters at Sacred Heart Convent celebrated Peru’s independence from Spain with typical Peruvian flair on Tuesday. Morning ...
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Building a Bridge is the Greatest Reward

In 45 years as a respiratory therapist I’ve never seen anything like this. Not AIDS. Not SARS. Nothing.” ...
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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.

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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.

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