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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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Jesuit Brother Billy Menor’s Arrest
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Solidarity in Mississippi

About the photo: Sister Georgiana Stubner, center, and Sister Anita Cleary, right, visit after the prayer vigil in Forest, Miss., Saturday, August 17. Sister Mila Diaz Solano, a member of the Springfield Dominican Leadership team, organized a delegation of Springfield Dominican Sisters who traveled to Mississippi over the weekend to be in solidarity with the …

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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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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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Makes Renewal of Vows
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Grounded for [the]
Life [of the World]

About the photo: Sister Kelly, second from the left in the back row, enjoys a moment with her Springfield Dominican Sisters during General Chapter. Row 1: Sister María Luisa Ñaupari Gutiérrez, Patrica de la Ó Llanos, Dorís Terrel Jiménez, Edíth Vila Alania Row 2: Sisters Mary Jo Sobieck, Patricia Stark, and Elizabeth Castro Cruz. You’re …

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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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Fletcher Farrar:
High Adventure, Old Houses,
and Giving

Spirituality and Money? These two concepts don’t often rub shoulders. For spouses Fletcher Farrar and Mary Jessup, however, it’s a connection continually made. Fletcher learned from his parents who were integrally tied to church and community in Mt. Vernon, Ill., where Fletcher Farrar Sr. worked as an oil producer. Frequently the product was a dry …

Fletcher Farrar:
High Adventure, Old Houses,
and Giving
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A Beacon of Hope at Jubilee Farm

Who was there: Row 1: Roy Williams, Veronica Espina, Patricia Kloppenburg, Sister Marcelline Koch; Row 2: Sarah Scheufele, Anne Hilofsky, Sister Sharon Zayac, Sister Simone Campbell, Sister Mila Díaz Solano, Ana Manrique, Sister Rebecca Ann Gemma; Row 3: Leahy Bennet, Teresa Bennet, Dave Steward, John Freml, Sister Elizabeth Wrenn, Jim Dixon, Wesley McNeese, Erica Smith. …

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Sister Mary de Paul Kane, OP

Sister M. de Paul’s Services Visitation: 4:00 p.m.—6:15 p.m., Monday, July 22, 2019, Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, 1237 W. Monroe St. in Springfield. Visitation begins with a prayer service. Funeral Mass: 6:30 p.m., Monday, July 22, 2019, Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, Dominican Father Peter Witchousky, celebrant. Morning Prayer, Remembering, and Final Commendation: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, …

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