Power for Good: Sister Mary Clare's story

Sister Mary Clare understands that using  power for good changes the world. Watch this heartwarming story about how her relationships are changing lives a continent away.

Here Sister M. Clare is with Nuns and Nones Founder Adam Horowitz at Jubilee Farm. Adam and his crew are an inspiration for Cor Unum. Read all about it here.

SIster Mary Clare with Nuns & Nones founder Alan Webb.
SIster Mary Clare with Nuns & Nones founder Alan Webb.

Women Collaborating
for the Common Good

By Sister Mary Clare Fichtner, OP | 0 Comments

Springfield has been home to me since I moved here from Michigan to join the Dominican Sisters in 1954. It seemed like a modest, mid-American city that expanded over time in both its geographical size and the social concern of […]

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Sister M. Clare Fichtner

Sister Mary Clare has decades of experience in pastoral leadership and community organizing. After years as an elementary school educator and administrator, including seven years at St. Patrick School in Springfield, in the 1990s she helped to found the Dominican Sisters’ first community project on Springfield’s east side. She was most recently pastoral associate at Sacred Heart Parish, Colombia, Mo., and is a long-time member of the Springfield Dominican Sisters’ Antiracism Team (SDART). For twelve years she ministered at St. Mark Parish, Venice. Ill., ten years as parish life coordinator. She represents the Dominicans on the Faith Coalition for the Common Good and oversees distribution of supplies at Sacred Heart Convent.