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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Sister Sharon Zayac, OP from Jubilee Farm

Celebrating Earth Day with Jubilee Farm

Sister Sharon Zayac, OP and Sister Anita Cleary, OP share about the things to experience at Jubilee Farm ...
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Violet Protest Project: Sister Linda Hayes Participates in Collaborative Textile Art

Opened March 10 - September 5, Phoenix Art Museum, 9500 squares on display with new squares added each ...
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Sr Marilyn Jean Runkel sitting at her desk chatting with two women via Zoom videoconference

What Difference does Discipleship Make?
Associate Candidates Make Retreat

A journey is soon coming to an end! Twelve candidates for the Springfield Dominican Associate program who have ...
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pencil sketched portrait of young Native American girl named Morning Star

Morning Star Reminds Us: We Belong to One Another

When Mary Kirkpatrick was ready to make a gift in support of Springfield Dominican Sister Barbara Ann Bogenschutz's ...
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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.

Please call or check in at the front entrance. All are welcome.

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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Q: What's justice?
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