Find your center. Meet your people. Discover your why.
Women in early adulthood belong.
It's a challenging and exciting time to be a woman in early adulthood. If you are looking for the support and encouragement you need to become your best self, Cor Unum may be it.
With us, you'll find:
the encouragement of women who've journeyed ahead of you toward a purposeful, meaningful life;
the companionship of women whose experience has proven there's more to life than the crushing pressure for perfection;
and, the space and the grace to meet yourself, created uniquely by God for a purpose beyond your imagining.
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The Storied Past of Cor Unum House
Cor Unum House has its own story. An American Foursquare, it was saved from the wrecking ball through the vision and commitment of the Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association and the generosity of philanthropist Fletcher Farrar, Jr., who with his spouse Mary Jessup are friends of the Dominican Sisters and catalysts for their presence in …
What’s in the Name? The Meaning of Cor Unum
Cor Unum is One Heart in Latin. The name was chosen to anchor the project in the Dominican Sisters’ story and move it toward an evolving future. In 1893, when the Jacksonville-based Dominican Sisters moved to Springfield, they became known as the Dominican Sisters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. Fast forward almost 130 …
Live-streamed Evening Prayer:
Welcome in a Time of Crisis
Where God closes a door, a window opens. Sometimes, almost literally. Cor Unum House, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, is meant to be a house of hospitality, where guests are welcome into the sisters’ lives in tangible ways. Except, not now. While the Coronavirus lockdown has closed the sisters’ front door for …
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 …
Sister Lori’s Seven Prayer Pointers
Download the PDF. Think you don’t have time to pray? Think again! Cor Unum team member Sister Lori Kirchman shares seven prayer practices you can use in the time you have. Have a minute? Unplug and breath. Five minutes? Read and reflect. Dashing from the car to classroom? Make it a walking meditation. Don’t tell …
Dominican Sisters: Building Relationships in a Disconnected World
In preparation for our upcoming General Chapter, we invited some of our sisters, friends, and associates to talk about how they see the sisters following the Spirit’s lead into the future. The Winter 2019 issue of JUST Words pulled their thoughts together, but there was more good stuff than we could include in the print …