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A message from Sister Kathleen Anne Tait regarding the global coronavirus pandemic and the wellbeing of our sisters.

For now, all our sisters are free of Coronavirus. No Springfield Dominican sister in the U.S. or in Peru has yet reported symptoms. We hope that you and yours are also faring well at this unprecedented time. Follow updates about our sisters' health and our response to the crisis here.

This month is one of three times a year we ask our friends to support our response to God's mission with a gift. I know that you may have been—as we have been—adversely impacted by the economic volatility affecting the world financial markets.

If it is possible for you to make a donation, we will humbly and gratefully receive it. If it is not possible for you at this time, please know your prayer and friendship mean Immeasurably more to us than your ability to contribute. Please look after your needs and stay healthy and safe!

You are invited to Join the Mission!

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Deepen that impact with a gift today!


What we do

Our sisters make the world a better place every day by bringing God's healing, creative, and inspiring Word wherever they go: into schools and parishes, counseling centers, hospitals, and city streets. Follow the links to learn more.

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The Four Dominican Pillars: A View from Sister Kelly’s Seat

"Dominicans talk a lot about "the four pillars" of our lives: Prayer. Study. Preaching. Common life. Here's how Sister Kelly Moline, the newest member of our congregation, has come to think about them. Prayer "Prayer is what grounds me.  During my time of formation I ...
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104-year-old Sister Elise Bocke is one of the Springfield Dominican Sisters who lives in the Dominican Sisters’ private residential facility on West Monroe Street in Springfield, Ill.

Dominican Sisters Offer Healthcare Career Path for Compassionate Caregivers

Launch your healthcare career with the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, who are looking for CNAs-or those who wish to be-to care for the elder sisters in a newly refurbished 36-bed facility at Sacred Heart Convent in Springfield. The sisters offer a tuition program for employees, ...
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Staying “in the Clay”

Associate SpotlightMary Helen Rowland "All through my 28 years as a potter, God has helped me stay in the clay even through the busy-ness of life," says Mary Helen (Call) Rowland, a second-generation Springfield Dominican Associate who lives in Weston, Va., and travels frequently to ...
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Sister Kelly Moline Professes Perpetual Vows with Dominican Sisters of Springfield

By mid-day on Sunday, August 8, 2021, a defining moment of Sister Kelly Moline's life had come and gone. Beyond that moment, what follows is a lifelong commitment to her vows of consecration to God as a Dominican Sister of Springfield. That, of course, is ...
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Sr Kelly Moline signing the profession book

What is Profession?

Sister Kelly Moline will make her perpetual profession of vows on St. Dominic's Day, August 8, and you are invited to attend via livestream to join in the celebration! Under different circumstances we'd be throwing open the doors for all our friends to be with us ...
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Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, OP

Of the 10 Children Joe and Louise Sobieck raised in Sauk Rapids, Minn., Sister Mary Jo was their youngest. Brothers Greg, Tim, Willie, Bob, and Charlie, and sisters Tina, Paula, Geri, and Meg have each lived an itinerant lifestyle all their own before returning to ...
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“Day after day, Sr. Mary Paul brings positive energy to the halls of the College of Education and has always been willing to go the extra mile for the benefit of our students.”  —Alyssa Hepker, DePaul University

Wisdom from Our Donors

I think of money as energy. It has to circulate, it has to go out there. Whatever you put out comes back to you. The more you give the more you receive. It is how life functions, how the universe functions, and I have to live that.

— Nancy Rita Kaz

“It gives me joy to be able to help care for the sisters who gave me so much during my growing-up years.”

— Frank Ramirez

“The sisters have journeyed with me in life. I want to help continue their good works. I also hope to leave my children with a legacy of gratitude so they may grow in generosity.”

— Nancy Armstrong

“The good work of the church was mostly done by the women of the church. I own my faith today to the sisters who provided me with that early faith formation.”

— Mark Quinn

Sister Michaela Collins, OP
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Thank you for your generosity and encouragement!

We pray for you every day.

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