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Sister Beth Murphy, OP

Sister Beth Murphy is the Communication Director for the Dominican Sisters of Springfield.

Leadership Team Signs on to LCWR Letter to U.S. President

Learn about our nonstop response to God’s mission! Three members of the Springfield Dominican Sisters were among the 663 Catholic sisters who yesterday sent the U.S. President an open letter decrying his divisive rhetoric and asking him to engage, as most sisters do, in a daily examination of  whether his thoughts and deeds match his …

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We Cry Out: Solidarity with
Mississippi ICE Raid Victims

A Statement of Solidarity with the Victims of ICE Raids in Mississippi from the Leadership of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois August 12, 2019 En español. In solidarity with the immigrant families of Mississippi, we cry out, as our Sister Catherine of Siena has exhorted us to do, with “a thousand voices” in recognition …

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Declaración de solidaridad
con las víctimas de las redadas
de ICE en Mississippi

Declaración de solidaridad con las víctimas de las redadas de ICE en Mississippi el 7 de agosto del 2019 por el Liderazgo de las Hermanas Dominicas de Springfield 12 de agosto del 2019 En Inglés. En solidaridad con las familias inmigrantes de Mississippi, clamamos con “mil voces” como nuestra Hermana Catalina de Siena nos ha exhortado …

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Dominican Sisters Leadership
In Solidarity with Mississippi ICE Raid Victims

Call for Compassion, Understanding, and an End to Practices that Create Fear Springfield, Ill.— “In recognition of the rights and dignity of children and families frightened and separated during the ICE raids on August 7, 2019” the leadership of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois, “cry out” in solidarity compassion, and support. The sisters offer …

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Teen Preachers
Catch St. Dominic’s Spirit

These students from Marian Catholic and Sacred Heart-Griffin High Schools so enjoyed their experience at the 2019 Dominican High School Preaching Conference they resolved to meet up one month later in Springfield to continue their immersion in Dominican preaching life! The schools’ campus ministers made it possible. Had they been able, the students from our …

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Catch St. Dominic’s Spirit
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Sister Kelly Moline
Makes Renewal of Vows

Springfield, Ill.—Springfield Dominican Sister Kelly Moline renewed her profession of vows during Solemn Evening Prayer at Sacred Heart Convent chapel today. Surrounded by her Springfield Dominican Sisters, she pronounced, for the second time, the ancient formula of Dominican profession that every member of the Order of Preachers makes. Born in Minneapolis, Sister Kelly and her …

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Nonstop Mission: Dominican Literacy Center, Aurora, Ill.

An empty church basement. A dusty card table. Two rickety folding chairs. A 75-year-old woman determined to sing in English at church on Sunday. That’s what God’s Nonstop Mission looked like to Sister Kathleen Ryan 25-years ago when she established the Dominican Literacy Center in Aurora, Ill. Twenty-five years later, with the assistance of many …

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Sister Mary Blaise Galloway, OP

Sister M. Blaise’s Services Visitation: 4:00 p.m.—6:15 p.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2019, Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, 1237 W. Monroe St. in Springfield. Visitation begins with a prayer service. Funeral Mass: 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2019, Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, Dominican Father Peter Witchousky, celebrant. Morning Prayer, Remembering, and Final Commendation: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August …

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Women Find a Voice
At Dominican Literacy Centers

Enjoy this story from the Summer 2002 issue of JUST Words, when our literacy centers were young, then read more about where the Aurora Dominican Literacy Center is today! For Margarita Barajas, mastering English means everything. “I need to learn English to help my daughters with homework,” says this wife, mother of four, and metal …

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