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Light of the Church

Sunday, September 8 was the first of eight monthly two hours sessions ...
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The Difference We Make

Our social media channels and website allow our friends to share their ...
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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 ...
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Solidarity in Mississippi

About the photo: Sister Georgiana Stubner, center, and Sister Anita Cleary, right, ...
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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 ...
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For Founders’ Day:
A precious Keepsake

A Boy Named Jack Once upon a time there was a young ...
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Sister Kelly Moline
Makes Renewal of Vows

Springfield, Ill.—Springfield Dominican Sister Kelly Moline renewed her profession of vows during ...
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Grounded for [the]
Life [of the World]

About the photo: Sister Kelly, second from the left in the back ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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A Beacon of Hope at Jubilee Farm

Who was there: Row 1: Roy Williams, Veronica Espina, Patricia Kloppenburg, Sister ...
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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, ...
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What is the Call to Leadership?

Invitation "The Call to leadership is deeply expressed by inviting others to ...
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Sisters Join SIAN;
Call for Solidarity
With Local Immigrants

Springfield Immigrant Advocacy Network (SIAN) Calls City to Stand Together and Strengthen ...
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Encourage our Vocation Director:
Sister Denise Glazik, OP

Sister Denise Glazik, OP, is our new vocation director! We'll share more ...
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Dominican Friars Elect
First Asian Master General

On July 13, 2019, the Order of Preachers welcomed the 87th successor ...
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Three Things You Can Do to Help People in Detention on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Every day we learn more about the appalling conditions facing children, women, ...
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How to Avoid the Paralysis Trap:
What to do when you think
You can’t do anything

This is one of life's challenges: When we realize the magnitude of ...
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Blanca Farris:
Monthly Giving is
“Thanks-giving”

Blanca and Steve Farris with their daughter Isabella, top, center, and Springfield ...
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Sister Mary Lawrence Green, OP

Sister M. Lawrence's Services Visitation: 4:00 p.m.—6:15 p.m., Thursday, June 20, Sacred ...
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New Leadership of the Springfield Dominican Sisters Installed

The Rite of Installation for Sister Rebecca Ann Gemma, OP, Sister Rose ...
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Sister Mary Martina Finn, OP

Sister M. Martina's Services Visitation: 4:00 p.m.—6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, at ...
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What can you do today to end systemic racism?

Sister Marcelline Koch, OP, during the January 2019 Associate Candidate session, "Catholic ...
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Frank Ramirez: Bearer of the Flame

Frank Ramirez, seen here with his sister, Springfield Dominican Sister Elyse Marie ...
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Nancy Armstrong: Legacy of Gratitude

Estate planning is one important way to help shape future generations and ...
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New Associate Judy Babb-Troxell Brings Dog Therapy to Sacred Heart Convent

Judy Babb-Troxell just made her commitment as a Dominican Associate the first ...
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A Prayer for Memorial Day

Greetings for a safe and relaxing Memorial Day weekend!  We remember the ...
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Celebrating God’s Fidelity

Every year about this time we honor and celebrate with our sisters ...
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A Litany for Fathers

For Fathers. For those called Dad and Daddy, Pa and Pop, Bab ...
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“Desire so deep”—Teenage Actor Nails the Call to Religious Life

What Mundelein "Sister Act-ress" Mary McMurray Learned Mary McMurray’s mom works at ...
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Dominican Sisters Welcome Associate Class of 2019

Sixteen Illinoisans Promise CollaborationWith the Dominican Preaching Mission Springfield, Ill.—Sixteen Illinois residents ...
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Meet the teen on a mission
to save her peers from phone addiction

Zeta, in green, "on the set" at Sacred Heart Convent with her ...
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Connie Lind: Sisters Make a Difference

Imagine the challenge for a thirteen-year-old: Connie Hannagan arrived at Sacred Heart ...
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Sister Mary Alan Russell, OP

Sister Mary Alan's Services Visitors are welcome. Visitation: 4:00 p.m.—6:15 p.m., Monday, ...
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Dominican Sisters Elect Leadership,
Strengthen Commitments,
Share the Fruit of Their Contemplation

The new Springfield Dominican Leadership team will begin their responsibilities after the ...
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Happy Earth Day 2019!

Happy Earth Day from the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois! Here is ...
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What is General Chapter?

What's Significant about theDominican Sisters' Meeting This Week? “General Chapter” is one ...
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Happy Easter from the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois

https://springfieldop.org/wp-content/uploads/Easter_2019_Project_480p.mp4 Easter Message from Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois Dear Friends, Do ...
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Easter Promises New Life

  https://springfieldop.org/wp-content/uploads/Purple-robe-on-cross.mov Lent is a time of sacrifice followed by the resurrection ...
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Sixth Sunday of Lent—Passion Sunday

Download the PDF. Goal 1 – No Poverty End Poverty in all ...
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Sister Mary Brendan Gibbons, OP

Sister Mary Brendan's Services Visitors are welcome. Visitation: 4:00 p.m. - 6:15 ...
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Mark Quinn:
“I owe my faith to the sisters”

Mark and Sue Quinn value the witness of the sisters who’ve blessed ...
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Fifth Sunday of Lent

Download the PDF. Goal 5 – Gender Equality Achieve gender equality and ...
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Sister Margaret Joanne Grueter, OP

Sister Margaret Joanne's Services Visitation: 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m., Thursday, April 4, 2019, ...
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Bearers of the Flame:
Monthly Donors Join Sisters
for Sunday Celebration

Springfield, Ill.—Sunday March 31 was the day the Dominican Sisters of Springfield ...
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Fourth Sunday of Lent Part Two

Download the PDF. This is part two. Go to part one. Goal ...
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Fourth Sunday of Lent Part One

Download the PDF. This is part one. Go to part two. Goal ...
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Will the Gardener do as She’s Promised?

It’s balm for my soul to feast on today’s scripture texts, though ...
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Third Sunday of Lent, Part 2

Download the PDF. This is part two. Go to part one. Goal ...
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Third Sunday of Lent, Part 1

Download the PDF. This is part one. Go to part two. Goal ...
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Dominican Charism Initiative Launched in Houston

Springfield Dominicans Join International Collaboration How do we pass on the Dominican ...
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Sister M. Paulita Philippe, OP

Springfield Dominican Sister M. Paulita Philippe died March 16, 2019, at Sacred ...
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A National Catholic Sisters Week Love Story

What happens when a sister falls in love with a mobster? How ...
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Nancy Kaz:
Giving=Happiness

Back when she was still called Nancy Means, Nancy Kaz daydreamed about ...
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Sister Philip Neri Crawford, OP

Springfield Dominican Sister Philip Neri Crawford died February 26, 2019 at Sacred ...
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Jerseyville Parish Honors Dominican Sisters

Springfield Dominican Sisters Ruthanne Huss and Henrianne Schmidt were the celebrities of ...
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“Sisters to the Land” in High Demand

An overwhelming early response to an event the Dominican Sisters are hosting ...
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Dominican Sisters Pray in Solidarity
with Abuse Survivors, Church
as Vatican Begins
Meeting on Protection of Minors

The Dominican Sisters of Springfield wish to share their promise of prayer ...
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Seeking the Global Common Good:
Seeing, Connecting, and Sustaining
Life-giving Change

This story was first published in the Fall 2018 edition of JUST ...
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How are YOU a Neighbor?

This story, co-written by Sister Beth Murphy and Mr. Leroy Jordan, first ...
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Watch Sister Bernadette’s Live Comedy Show!

LIVE! Watch Sister Bernadette’s #Comedy #Standup NOW! #StandupComedy@RosaryAurora https://t.co/mbMSMIIbUc— Springfield OP (@springfieldop) ...
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Dismantling Racism:
collaborative study at its best

This story by John Freml first appeared in the winter 2018 issue ...
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Healing Earth

Earth heals us As preachers, the first thing we acknowledge is that ...
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Dominican Sisters welcome kids, teens, families, and adults for
National Catholic Sisters’ Week

Fifth annual March Observance highlights the contributions of Catholic Sisters to Church, ...
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Sisters to the Land

Limited space! Registration received after February 20 will be on a waiting ...
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Meet Sister Colette Barker:
Prayer Central Director, Sacred Heart Convent

Request Prayer Now Every day an email containing a litany of prayer ...
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What is prayer? How does it work?

Human beings have prayed for thousands of years. Most of us who ...
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Sister Lori’s Seven Prayer Pointers

Download the PDF. Think you don’t have time to pray? Think again! ...
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“Let the Call Be Heard!” Associates in Action

Three hundred fifty-one active associates, eighty-one prayer associates and eighteen candidates in ...
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Snowstorm + Sisters + Coworkers = FUN!

Alyssa Regan, switchboard supervisor at Sacred Heart Convent, has two little boys ...
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Top Ten Stories of 2018

What an amazing year 2018 was.  Looking back there were so many ...
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Transform Your Life: Sing Mary’s Song

This essay was originally published on Sunday December 30, 2018, in the ...
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Grieving at Christmastime? That’s okay.

Grief is part of life, but when we grieve while it seems ...
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International Migrants Day

Today is International Migrants Day.   People are fleeing record violence in Central ...
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“People are Frightened for their Children”

An NPR Illinois Interview with Sister Marcelline Koch. Sister Marcelline Koch, standing ...
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Light the Way: Sister Kathleen Anne Tait’s
6 Big Ideas for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday began in 2012 to counterbalance the rampant consumerism that has ...
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“Rico”—A Story of Gratitude

We received this message from Sister Marcelline Koch regarding her experience volunteering ...
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My Kind of Apocalypse

This essay was first published on November 18, 2018 in the Springfield ...
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Dominican Sisters Head to the Border to Serve Children & Families

A week of service at an immigrant shelter in El Paso helps ...
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The Only Opponent is Hate

A Statement from the Dominican Sisters of Springfield Office for Justice We ...
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A Call to Holiness: A 2018 Guide for Voters Summary

This material is taken from “A Call to Holiness: A 2018 Guide ...
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Mid-term Voters' Resources

Here are some resources you might consult to help inform your mid-term ...
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Sister M. Pauletta Overbeck, OP

Springfield Dominican Sister Mary Pauletta Overbeck died October 13, 2018, at Sacred ...
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Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

Indigenous Peoples Day takes place on Columbus Day for a good reason. ...
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Change afoot for St. Dominic Health Services

St. Dominic Health Services enters into sponsorship discussions with Franciscan Missionaries of Our ...
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Take it to Prayer: A Spiritual Reflection for Voters

Take it to Prayer A Spiritual Reflection for Voters   You are ...
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How did we get here? Power, Shame—and at Long Last, Mercy

This essay was first published in the August 26, 2018 edition of ...
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“This Wound in the Body of Christ”

Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Speak Out Pennsylvania grand jury report leaves Catholic ...
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Faith Matters for Sunday, August 19, 2018

"Brothers and sisters, watch carefully how you live, not as foolish persons ...
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2018 Faith Camp Largest in Recent Memory

        The largest group of Dominican Faith Campers in ...
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“Begging to come back”—The Difference Sisters can make in Young Lives

“They were scared to come to the convent,” said Susie Williams about ...
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Dominican Sisters Praise Declaration on "Inadmissibility" of Death Penalty

End of Death Penalty, Mandated by Pope Francis, is sign of Evolving ...
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A Place in the Chapel

by Sister Kathleen Anne Tait, OP, Director of Mission Advancement, Dominican Sisters ...
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Gozo | Joy

Dios Misericordioso de la Abundancia, eres tú quien llena mis días y ...
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Caridad | Charity

En la fachada de la Capilla del Convento del Sagrado Corazón hay ...
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Strong woman, strong verbs

This essay first appeared in the July 15 edition of the Springfield ...
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National Sugar Cookie Day

Today is National Sugar Cookie Day! Sister M. Concepta Joerger, OP unveiled ...
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Springfield Dominicans Rally for Families

Seeking asylum is a human right Springfield, Ill.—Springfield Dominican sisters and associates, ...
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Dominican Sisters Join National Outcry Against Supreme Court Travel Ban Decision

  Standing with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the 38,000 ...
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Re-membering the Body of Christ

This essay first appeared in the June 3, 2018, edition of the ...
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Sister Mary Karla Fritz, OP

Springfield Dominican Sister Mary Karla Fritz died June 7, 2018, at St. ...
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Dominican Sisters Launch Ministry of Mutual Support for Women

  Springfield, Ill.—At a time when women are finding their voices and ...
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Sister Mary Anton Uthe, OP—2018 Jubilarian

Springfield, Ill.—It is a rare thing to count life-commitment milestones in multiples ...
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Dominican Sister Mila Diaz Solano Witnesses Conflict, Hope, in Jerusalem

Springfield Dominican Sister Mila Diaz Solano resides in Jerusalem where she is ...
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"We all long for peace in this land" Sister Mila in Jerusalem

Springfield Dominican Sister Mila Diaz Solano resides in Jerusalem where she is ...
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“We all long for peace in this land” Sister Mila in Jerusalem

Springfield Dominican Sister Mila Diaz Solano resides in Jerusalem where she is ...
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Celebrating the 2018 Jubilarians

It is a rare thing to be able to count life-commitment milestones ...
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"Whose Hands did You hold?"

New Dominican Associates are challenged to “Construct the Village” Make Commitment to ...
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New Director: Jubilee Farm is a Place to Care for and Reverence the Land

Springfield, Ill.—Sister Rose Marie Riley, the new director for Jubilee Farm, says ...
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Sister Marion Sitkiewitz, OP

Born: March 29, 1928 Professed: January 4, 1954 Eternal Life: May 14, ...
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Sister Mary Alice Mannix, OP

Born: February 23, 1930 Profession of Vows: January 3,1950 Eternal Life: May ...
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Facing Cancer with Mary

A Cancer Diagnosis Transformed Sister Catherine Stewart’s Life Springfield Dominican Sister Catherine ...
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SDART Honors life and mission of Rudy Davenport

Pillar of Springfield Died April 7 at age 89. When it came ...
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First Bird Banding Event at Jubilee Farm

The public is welcome to the first-ever bird banding event at Jubilee ...
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Rosary High School Announces New Head of School

Anthony Wilkinson to Lead Rosary into the Future Anthony Wilkinson Aurora, Ill.—Rosary ...
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Sister Concepta's SECRET Sugar Cookie Recipe!

Wow!  We asked you to share Sister Concepta’s video on Facebook 50 ...
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Sisters Get Voters to the Polls with Phone Bank

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Response to Online Appeal Shows Value of Catholic Sisters to Social Wellbeing

  Springfield, Ill.—The Springfield Dominicans’ first-ever online fundraising appeal is going viral ...
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Happy National Catholic Sisters Week 2018!

Happy National Catholic Sisters Week! Student journalists Logan Evans and Max Hartwig ...
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Artists and Friends in St. Dominic’s Family

In 2016, during a jubilee year commemorating 800 years since the founding ...
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Register Now for 2018 Faith Camp

July 8-10, 2018 at Sacred Heart Convent, Springfield, Ill. Springfield, Ill.—Registration is ...
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Have you thought about a social media fast for Lent?

There has been some serious conversation about social media among Dominican sisters ...
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Honduras: “Your people will be my people.”

Witness and Solidarity: Sister Kathlyn Mulcahy in Honduras The days surrounding the ...
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Prayer to St. Josephine for International Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking

February 8 is the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, a day chosen ...
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World Day of Consecrated Life 2018

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've ...
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Sister Kathlyn Mulcahy Heads to Honduras

To  Join International Emergency Interfaith Delegation Trip coincides with inauguration of contested ...
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“Forget Yourself
And Think of Others”
Volunteering and Jesus’ Mission

This story by Sister Geraldine Kemper, OP,  first appeared in JUST Words, ...
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Happy 103rd Birthday Sister Pauletta Overbeck, OP!

Sister Pauletta was accompanied by her sisters this afternoon for cupcakes and ...
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An Anatomy of Systemic Change

Personal Transformation: The Heart of Systemic Change Transformational, systemic change does not ...
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Games & Eats for "Girls"

Game Night for Women with the Dominican Sisters Join us at 6:00 ...
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A Christmas Letter from Iraq

“Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.” Mark ...
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Dominicans Name December Global Month of Prayer for Peace

2017 Focus: Peace in Colombia At the request of the Master of ...
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Giving Tuesday is tomorrow!

Giving Tuesday was started as the charitable counterpart to Black Friday and ...
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Sister Mary Bernice Curtin, OP

Funeral Services Prayer & Visitation 4:15-6:15 Tuesday, Nov. 28 Funeral Mass 6:30 ...
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“Father Gus” Tolton: Not Just a Catholic Hero

Dominicans Host New Live Drama about First African American Priest Dominicans Host ...
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God is good!
Dominican Associate
Enlarges the Circle of Compassion

When Alexis Williams became a Dominican associate candidate, her world view was ...
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Giving Tuesday is Two Weeks Away!

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Some <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TuesdayThoughts?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TuesdayThoughts</a>: We’re two weeks out from ...
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Delegation to Iraq Postponed Indefinitely

Regional instability causes delay, and reignites Springfield Dominicans' commitment to their Iraqi ...
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Indigenous Peoples' Day 2017

“I say this to you with regret: Many grave sins were committed ...
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Happy World Teachers Day 2017

Happy #WorldTeachersDay from Dominican Sisters of Springfield, IL! Take a moment and ...
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Dominican Literacy Center
Responds to Increased Call
for Citizenship Education

This story was written by Sister Geraldine Kemper, OP, and originally published ...
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"I was good because I wanted you to be proud"

Sister Maria Eck enjoys surprise visit from a student she hasn't seen ...
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Creative Arts Center Open House, Jubilee Farm, September 30, 2017

Enjoy the view from the newest meeting space at Jubilee Farm during ...
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Dominican Sisters Stand with DREAMers in DACA Public Statement

Springfield Dominicans Join Dominican Sisters Nationwide In call for protection of DACA ...
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Dominican Literacy Center
Responds to Call for Citizenship Education

“You shall treat the alien who resides with you no differently than ...
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Dominican Sisters in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Dominican Sisters Renew Commitment to Dismantling Racism The Dominican Sisters of Springfield ...
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Immigrant & Refugee Training Being Held August 12

Springfield Dominican Sister Marcelline Koch, OP, is part of a new Springfield ...
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Sister Mary Jean Traeger, OP: Faith Matters, A Retreat Reflection

Matthew 13: 24-30 As I write this column, some of us here ...
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Weaving Your Story Retreat

Last week a small group of Sisters participated in a contemplative retreat. ...
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Sister Luma Q & A

'It is so hard to think of tomorrow in Iraq' An Interview ...
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Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons Makes International Statement

On July 6, 2017 most of the nations on Earth met at ...
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Sister Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth, OP Lifetime Achievement Award

"When you're working for God, the pay isn't that great, but the ...
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In Retrospect: Sister Paul Mary Janssens, OP

Sister Paul Mary Janssens is retiring from leadership of the Springfield Dominican ...
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Springfield Dominican Sisters Response to the Withdraw from the Paris Agreement

We are sharing a press release sent out Thursday, June 1, 2017 from ...
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Healing with Dialogue

Healing with Dialogue Election Year Strained Friendship by Aaron Tebrinke with reflections ...
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JUST Words: La Oroya, Peru, Healing with Dialogue, Brown Bag Seminars, and More!

Click on in the image of JUST Words to read about what ...
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Twenty-eight Dominican Associates make Commitment

Associates and Prioress General Express Gratitude to Program Director Sister Paul Mary ...
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Hanging with The Donut Sister

How did Sister Francella Vyverman find her niche at Washington Street Mission? ...
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REGISTRATION OPEN NOW FOR DOMINICAN SISTERS’ JULY 9-11 FAITH CAMP

Last year's campers in the convent courtyard with Mary. Fun, Faith, and ...
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Twelve Dominican Sisters Celebrate Jubilees

Twelve Dominican Sisters of Springfield are observing profession anniversaries of 75, 60, ...
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Good Friday Way of the Cross for Peace and Justice 2017

The annual Way of the Cross for Peace and Justice will take ...
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Sister M. Dorothea Sondgeroth Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Sister M. Dorothea Sondgeroth, OP One of Two Springfield-based Sisters Recognized by ...
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Sister Mary Laurentia Fenlon, OP

  Born 1931 Profession of Vows 1952 Entered Life Eternal 2017   ...
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Hermana Margarita Valentin Contreras, OP

Hermana Margarita Valentin Contreras, OP 1958 - 2017 Friends, with sadness we ...
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Sister Sharon Speaks in New Zealand

Pray for Sister Sharon in New Zealand today as she shares her ...
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Sister Virginia Dever, OP

Born January 20, 1917 Profession of Vows January 3, 1938 Entered into ...
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Early-bird discount for Strategies for Reading the Bible

https://springfieldop.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Strategies_for_Reading_the_Bible__Peacemaking_in_a_Post-Truth_World_360p.mp4 Strategies for Reading the Bible: Peacemaking in a Post-Truth World A ...
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It's time for Come and See 2017!

  Come & See Registration Event Timing: starting at 10:00 a.m. March ...
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Happy President's Day 2017

Pray that the Spirit will touch the heart of the President and ...
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Sister M. Carmen Cesario, OP

Springfield, Ill. --Springfield Dominican Sister M. Carmen Cesario died February 6, 2017, ...
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Strategies for Reading the Bible: Peacemaking in a Post-Truth World

Dominicans Host March 18th Workshop with Leading Girardian Theologian Paul Nuechterlein Springfield, ...
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World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life 2017

  Sister Teresa Marron, OP asks why Springfield Dominican Sisters love religious ...
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Sister Sharon Shares Pope Francis' Message on Climate

https://springfieldop.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/PopeFrancis_SrSharonZ_2-1-2017_360p.mp4 “Right now (Pope) Francis is in the spotlight, speaking persistently and ...
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Pray for Vocations

https://springfieldop.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/PRAY-FOR-VOCATIONS_360p.mp4 BROTHERS AND SISTERS, GO FORTH! Remember the beauty of your first ...
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100 Days of Prayer: Day Twelve

Pray to guide our leaders that they respect the rights of those ...
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Day Six of 100 Days of Prayer

Pray that we hold elected leaders accountable to protect our vulnerable communities. ...
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100 Days of Prayer

Springfield Dominican Sisters are sharing an amazing resource from The Sisters of ...
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Sister Rosalima Blough, OP

Springfield Dominican Sister M. Rosalima Blough died January 15, 2017, at Sacred ...
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People on the Move: JUST Words Winter 2016-2017 Vol. 17, No. 1

 Read what Springfield Dominican Sisters are doing for people on the move ...
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Holistic Living Approach to Life – Sr. Joan Sorge, OP

Enjoy this excerpt from Living a Balanced Life with Sister Joan Sorge, ...
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The Radical Faith and Communal Life of Seven Dominican Sisters

New book tells the story; Open house, book signing scheduled February 10 ...
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Sister Janice Greenwood, OP 1932—2017

Springfield Dominican Sister Janice Greenwood died January 4, 2017, at Sacred Heart ...
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Lighting a Candle in Response to these Times

A statement from the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Ill. Last fall the ...
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DOMINICAN SISTERS LIGHT A CANDLE IN COMMITMENT TO CIVIL DISCOURSE

Offer Seminar Series at the Start of a New Administration Springfield, Ill.—In ...
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Sister Doris Taylor, OP, 1933-2016

Sister Doris Taylor, OP died as the Community gathered for the New ...
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Sister Mary Rose Schleeper, OP, 1920-2016

Springfield, Ill.—Springfield Dominican Sister Mary Rose Schleeper died December 30, 2016, at ...
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Dominican Sisters of Springfield, IL Cooks' Prepare Meals for The Matthew Project

The food service staff at Sacred Heart Convent is proud to make ...
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Christmas Tree for Partners in Mission

Sister Kathleen Anne Tait, OP, the Director of Mission Advancement, talks about ...
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Register for Come and See 2017!

Come & See Registration Event Timing: 6:30 p.m. March 18, 2017 starting ...
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Giving Tuesday 2016

On this Giving Tuesday, we invite you to give whatever you can ...
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Sister Patricia Seelbach, OP and Sister Jean Michael Constantine, OP

Sister Jean Michael Constantine, OP Please pray for the repose of the ...
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Come and See 2016

Come and see if God is calling you to the sisterhood! SINGLE, ...
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Dominican Sisters Decorate Christmas Window in Downtown Springfield, Illinois

Here are a few photos of our Christmas window located in the ...
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Springfeidl Dominican Sisters

Happy Thanksgiving 2016 from Dominican Sisters of Springfield, IL!
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T.H.I.N.K. before you post

Before and after you watch, play, read, create, post: T.H.I.N.K. T= Is ...
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Help Dominican Sisters in Iraq

Dominican Sisters return to their home in Qaraqosh, Iraq after two years ...
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Two Things You Can Do For National Vocation Awareness Week

During National Vocation Awareness Week, we are asking you to simply do ...
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Take it to Prayer on Election Day (November 8)

Take it to Prayer A Spiritual Reflection for Voters   You are ...
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In Memoriam: We Remember our Sisters Who have Died

This year, as we have done for many years around the feast ...
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The Feast of All Saints: What's on Your Holy Card?

You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens ...
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SDART member James Forstall is Springfield's 2016 First Citizen!

James Forstall talks with Sister Rose Miriam Schulte, OP at a Springfield ...
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Join Us to Pray for Iraq

Dear friends, please keep our family in Iraq in your prayer. We'v ...
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JUST Words Volume 16 Number 3, Fall 2016

JUST Words is a publication that shares the mission and ministries of ...
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55 of 55

55 countries representing 55 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions have ...
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Collaboration Changes the World: Sisters’ Antiracism Work Honored by National Organization

LeadingAge Recognizes Sisters' Anti-racism Efforts The Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois, have ...
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Dominican Sisters Contribute Brains to Major National Alzheimer’s Study

33 Sisters, ages 60-89, begin study this month Sponsored by Rush University ...
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Join us in praying the Building Blocks of Peace

The Building Block of No Poverty Reader: We pray that families and ...
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Sister To All

In honor of the Sister To All Campaign to tell the stories ...
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Dominican Sisters Win Cultural Diversity Award from National Senior Care Organization

Hermana Patricia de la O presents the book of the Gospels to ...
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11 steps to Engaged Citizenship

 How to make sure you're ready to vote on November 8   ...
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The Sisters from OLG: Where are they now?

Curious about the sisters who taught you? Lots of memories and stories ...
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Safe Travels Sister Kelly!

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Video: Billy and Sister Samuella

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Twenty-nine New Associates Make Committment

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Dominican Sisters Sign Court Brief in Support of Clean Power Plan

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Easter Season Preaching by Sister Rose Marie Riley, OP

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Easter: More to Come!

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Walk the Way of the Cross

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Kerry Calls ISIS' Attack on Christians "Genocide"

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Sister M. Paulette Finds the 'God Moments'

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New Van for Sisters Possible from Donations

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Map: Traveling to Sacred Heart Convent during President Barack Obama’s trip to Springfield, Ill.

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Help end slave labor on the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita

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Learning In Our Schools and more in JUST Words Vol. 16 No. 1

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Dominicans host Anti-Racism Training

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Top Stories of 2015

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Video: Christmas procession

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Pray for Climate Conference

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Bearing Witness at the SOA/WHINSEC

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Let The Light In

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Be a Promoter of Encounter

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Peruvian Dance Lesson

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Care of Creation Quote: Laudato Si: 2

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800 years old? Lookin' pretty good!

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Trick or Treat Street this Sunday

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Teaching and Preaching at the Motherhouse

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Photo: Pope Francis in his Fiat

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TWO Springfield Dominicans will see Pope address Congress!

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Springfield Dominican Sister to be Sen. Durbin's guest for Pope's address to Congress

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Inspiration from Pope Francis

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Katch-up with Kelly, Part 2

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Q: What does the Lord require of you?

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Mayor Declares Dominican Anti-Racism Team Awareness Day

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Encyclical Laudato Si 160

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General Assembly 2015: Mutual Relationships

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Thanks Be To God

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Dominican Literacy Center Teaches English To Women

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Sr. Marcelline Koch, OP – Iraq delegation: Global Sisters Report Articles

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New Video! – Coloring Easter Eggs at Sacred Heart Convent

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Register Now for Faith Camp 2015!

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Video: I Love Sisters because ____

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JUST Words Winter 2015

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Ash Wednesday Inspirational Quotes

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206th Lincoln Birthday Dominican Connection

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World Day of the Sick

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International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

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Community Day

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WBEZ's Worldview – Dominican Sister from Illinois Visits Iraq

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Iraq Mission Trip Touches Hearts

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Springfield's Got Sisters

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Contest winner!

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Iraq Delegation update from Sister Marcelline Koch, OP: Last Day in the Middle East, Amman Jordan

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SDART featured in Illinois Times

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State of the Union BINGO

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New Video! – Dominican Sisters Conference Delegation going to Iraq

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Springfield Dominican Sister Marcelline Koch, OP goes to Iraq

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National Migration Week Prayer

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A blessed Christmas to all

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Moments from “Katch-up with Kelly”

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Positive Collaboration: Apostolic Visitation Report Overview

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Save lives! Blood Drive at Sacred Heart Convent

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Hear them sing Silent Night to the Sisters!

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Pray for agreement in climate talks in Lima and shine a #LightForLima

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The Catholic Post: 'Retirement' not in vocabulary of Sister Mary Lou Owens, OP

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Give to Ministries on #GivingTuesday

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In Memoriam

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200 Pennies

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Keep families together

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Inspiration for a cold day

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Weaving at the Christmas craft sale

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Christmas Sale

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To every thing there is a season

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10% – Collaborative Dominican Novitiate update

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New Video! – The journey to finding wholeness and peace – National Vocation Awareness Week 2014

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New Video! – Common Life: This life allows me to be my best self

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Vocation video — Mutual Relationships: the heart of ministry and Dominican Life

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National Vocation Awareness Week Video: Dominican Family

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Opposition to Human Trafficking

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In Memoriam

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Happy Halloween 2014 from Dominican Sisters of Springfield, IL!

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New Video! – Pumpkin Carving at Sacred Heart Convent

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New Video! – Einstein the Border Collie visits Springfield Dominicans

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Changing Seasons: Fall Tree Animation

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Thank you social media followers!

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Celebrate International Day of the Girl #GirlsDreamBig

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The latest news from our Sisters in Iraq…

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Jubilee Farm Fall Festival

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In Service of One Another Catholic Humanitarian Award WInner: Sr. Mary Paul McCaughey

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International Day of Peace in Springfield, IL

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Refugee camp photos from Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena – Iraq

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New Video! – A Call to Prayer and Preaching • Dominican Associate Session

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St. Malachy School in Rantoul Celebrates100 years!

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Praying for our sisters in Iraq

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New Video! – Welcome homily from Fr. Don Goergen, OP: Dominican Family Together for Mission

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Dominican Nuns Arrive!

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New Video! – Welcome Elmira, New York Dominican Nuns to Sacred Heart Convent!

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New Video! – Written On Our Hearts: 10 Words for Dominicans to Live By

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Iraqi Dominican Sisters Update August 30th 2014

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New Video! – Ministries of the Sisters photo albums & Quick Tour of the Heritage Room

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More news from our Sisters in Iraq… Our prayers for peace continue.

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Seven second chapel tour

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Kale!

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Racism is NOT based on truth

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Help the Iraqi Dominican Sisters with Financial Contributions

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Springfield Dominicans 141st Anniversary!

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New Video! – Dominican Sisters of Springfield, IL Rite of Initiation for Kelly Moline August 7, 2014

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News from the Dominican Sisters in Iraq

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Sister Beth Murphy, OP talks about Iraqi refugees

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New Video! – Preaching: Rite of Initiation for Kelly Moline

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Our Holy Father St. Dominic de Guzman Feast Day

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New Novice

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BeFunky Filmstrip 5 on Android

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Dominican Faith Camp 2014

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New Video! – Dominican Faith Camp 2014

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Feliz Fiesta Patrias

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Jubilee Farm provides local flavor for “Seasonal Saturdays” at Engrained Brewing Company

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PEACE AND SECURITY FOR ALL LIFE

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We Have Dominican Family In Iraq

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Sr. Ann Brummel O.P. Rosary High School in Aurora principal

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Dominican Sisters of Springfield, IL Corporate Stances

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To Praise…To Bless…To Preach…

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Chinese Sisters visit Sacred Heart Convent and Jubilee Farm

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Prayer for Peace

God of all nations and all people, God of the frightened and ...
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Muslim, Jewish, Christian Prayer for Peace

O God. you are the source of life and peace. Praised be ...
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Eucharistic Celebration and Rite of Installation

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JUST Words article for weekend reading

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Prioress of the Motherhouse celebrated

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Jubilarians 2014

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Fast 4 Families Rally

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National Catholic Sisters Week

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Giving Tuesday: Helping Homeless Students with the 'The Matthew Project'

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Justice Seekers, Join Us

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Sisters participate in Springfield Senior Olympics

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Welcome, Kelly!

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Antiracism training challenges participants’ worldview

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Senator Durbin gives Immigration Bill update to FCCG

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St. Dominic's awards

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Volunteering at Springfield Overflow Shelter

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Christmas decorations

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Eco-Justice Committee Meets

Above: on the stairs of the silo. From top left: Sharon Zayac, ...
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Happy Feast Day of Dominican Saints!

Today we celebrate the Feast Day of All Dominican Saints! Graphic by ...
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Racial Justice Webcast

Join the live webcast Dominicans Promote Racial Justice in the 21st Century ...
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Sunday Evening Prayer at Sacred Heart Convent

Sr. Laurentia Fenlon, O.P. preached on the gospel of Mark at Evening ...
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Canonization of St. Kateri Tekakwitha

Celebrating the canonization of St.Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint, we ...
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Congrats, Sister Mary Ventura!

For the tenth time, Sister Mary Ventura received the Exemplary Lab Award ...
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St. Augustine Parish Remembers

"In June 1937, Father Peter Harrington, SMA, Pastor of St. Augustine Parish, ...
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Interview with Council in State Journal-Register about LCWR leadership assembly

Local nuns look forward to dialogue with bishops By STEVEN SPEARIE The ...
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Happy St. Dominic's Feast Day!

  St. Dominic, founder of the Order of Preachers    
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Sisters attend LCWR Assembly

8-10-12 - The LCWR Assembly concluded today with a statement concerning the CDF ...
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