Be Joy Share Hope Live Truth

Welcome to our 2020
St. Dominic's Day Appeal!

 Your gift through this appeal will:

  • strengthen efforts to listen and journey with those who are marginalized
  • seed opportunities for authentic transformation that is needed for hope at this time
  • support training for coworkers in our schools and at Sacred Heart Convent to further their work toward racial equity

Thank you for making a donation today! Be assured of our prayers for you and yours!

Please enjoy getting to know Sister Karina Dickey, whose journey to life as a Dominican Sister of Springfield embodies the theme of the appeal: Be Joy, Share Hope, Live Truth!

Generosity, Serendipity, and the Life
Of Our Friend Leroy Jordan

By Sister Kathleen Anne Tait, OP | September 7, 2020

Sister Marcelline Koch, standing, assists Sister M. Dominic Joerger while Leroy and Johnetta Jordan share a treasured photo. Thank you! On behalf of all our sisters, and with the gratitude of dozens of coworkers and hundreds of students who will benefit from your generosity to the annual St. Dominic Day appeal, thank you. Surely, it […]

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Sister Karina’s Story Part III

Get to know us better by browsing through this page, or make your gift now if you are ready. Thank you!

What a wonderful Dominican Jesus would have made!”

Yes, our Dominican brother Father Don Goergen actually said that: “What a wonderful Dominican Jesus would have made!”


Because Dominic allowed Jesus, Word of God, to become his home. He lived deeply in relationship with the Jesus he knew from the gospels. He shared the joy of that relationship as it overflowed into to his friendships and among the people with whom and to whom he carried God’s Word.

As we celebrate St. Dominic today, our prayer is that you, too, find a home in the gospel of Jesus, doing what Dominic did: seeking the presence of Jesus in all things and allowing the prompting of the Spirit to align your life closely with the life of Christ-in-you.

Thank you for your ongoing prayerful support!

Have a blessed and peaceful day!

Enjoy this interview with Father Don Goergen about his book, St. Dominic: The Story of a Preaching Friar.

Explore the foundations of our commitment to become an antiracist institution, and learn what you can do to help.

Why Give?

Fletcher Farrar and Mary Jessup

Read these inspiring stories of some our faithful donors to learn why they give to the Dominican Sisters of Springfield.

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We understand that these are challenges times. You know better than we what you can afford to give right now. Please take your needs into account before you decide how to share your treasure with us. And know that you and your loved ones are in our daily prayer.

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