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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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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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St. Christopher:
Christ-Bearer, Burden-Sharer,
Patron of Travelers

July 25 is the feast day of St. Christopher, who, in Catholic popular piety was revered as the patron of travelers. His image was—and perhaps still is—found around the necks of Catholics who have a devotion to him. About the Saint Several months ago, we received the gift of this touching sculpture of St. Christopher—his …

St. Christopher:
Christ-Bearer, Burden-Sharer,
Patron of Travelers
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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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Izzy Farris Spends “Gap” Time with Sisters in Peru

Isabella “Izzy” Farris wasn’t keen on jumping from Sacred Heart-Griffin High School into college, so she made a deal with her parents, Blanca and Steve. They agreed that she could delay college if she filled the bulk of the year with meaningful, life-stretching service. Her first stop was Tanzania, where she gave five months of …

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