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Sister Samuella Talks about
Jesuit Brother Billy Menor’s Arrest

When Springfield Dominican Sister Samuella Volk learned of the arrest of her first-grade student, Jesuit Brother Billy Menor, she was concerned! That seemed so out of character for him! Once she learned Billy’s arrest was an act of conscience in protest of the conditions of migrant camps at the U.S. Mexico Border, she had something …

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Stop the Inhumanity! Take Action for Immigrant Children!

Rosary in Solidarity with Catholic Day of Action for Immigrant Children 6:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18 Sacred Heart Convent Chapel 1237 W Monroe Street Springfield, IL 62704 We are alarmed by the way the U.S. Government is treating children and families at our border. This erosion of human rights is unacceptable. This is not who …

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What can you do today to end systemic racism?

Sister Marcelline Koch, OP, during the January 2019 Associate Candidate session, “Catholic Social Teaching” examining the parts of Luke 4:18 in detail. “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of …

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New Associate Judy Babb-Troxell Brings Dog Therapy to Sacred Heart Convent

Judy Babb-Troxell just made her commitment as a Dominican Associate the first week of May. This morning she visited the sisters inside Sacred Heart Convent for a little dog-therapy with her golden retriever, Haddie Grace Troxell. Haddie Grace took part in her first Mass and then visited the sisters in their rooms.  Judy’s cousin, Sisters …

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Happy Easter from the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois

https://springfieldop.org/wp-content/uploads/Easter_2019_Project_480p.mp4 Easter Message from Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois Dear Friends, Do we believe? Can we hope? Is this real? Today, on this Easter Sunday, we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus. But this is far more than a ritual of remembrance! Today, let us lift our voices in faith crying out, “YES, Christ is alive!” …

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