Do you have questions about institutional religion?
Are you curious about God, prayer, or faith?
Do traditional expressions of faith puzzle or mystify you?
Are you looking for more—meaning, purpose, transformative power—and wondering how to get there?
Then Cor Unum may be able to help. Learn more here.
I want to connect to Cor Unum
Cor Unum House
Located at 925 North Fifth Street in historic Enos Park, Springfield, Illinois, Cor Unum House is where Sisters Lori, Beth, and Mary Clare live—and where they are ready to welcome three additional residents who want to experience community and facilitate that for a larger circle of friends who are seeking meaning and purpose in their lives.
Sisters Lori, Mary Clare, and Beth have moved into Cor Unum House in the Enos Park Neighborhood of Springfield.
Young women looking for a meaningful experience of community and service can sign up now to get connected to real friends and global engagement. We want to hear from you. Welcome to Cor Unum!
See the house built of generosity and hope!
We thought it couldn't happen.
The dream of opening a new ministry for and with young adult women was dashed when the building we hoped to use was suddenly unavailable to us.
Seemingly, it was all over. Until it wasn't!
See what happens when dreams—God's dream and our dream—flow together. Enjoy this gallery of photos about Cor Unum House—being built of generosity and hope!
“The Christian of today must gather from the body all the spiritual power it contains…this means to live from the center of the heart where love grows and to reach out to the world with faith, hope, and trust in God’s incarnate presence.”
–Sister Ilia Delio, OSF
What is Cor Unum?
Cor Unum is a ministry
of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield to encourage and support young adult women who want ot deepen their spiritual lives, be of service, and make change for a better world.
The Latin phrase Cor Unum, meaning “One Heart,” was chosen with the unique needs of young adult women in mind.
- Do you ever find yourself filled with questions about institutional religion?
- Are you curious about God, prayer, or faith?
- Do traditional expressions of faith puzzle or mystify you?
- Are you looking for more—meaning, purpose, transformative power—and wonder how you get there?
Then this new and exciting project may be just the thing for you! Learn more here.
The Cor Unum Team
Sister Mary Clare Fichtner, Sister Lori Kirchman, and Sister Beth Murphy have been missioned by their Dominican community to this exciting new Springfield Dominican mission. Want to know more?
Cor Unum is for you!
Grow something new for women!
Woman ages 18-35 with a sense of adventure, creative energy, a passion to change the world, or big dose of curiosity are welcome.
Contact us through the form below or call 217-787-0481.
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