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

Sister Philip Neri Crawford, OP will attend Pope Francis’s address to Congress with Illinois Senator Dick Durbin! Read Steven Spearie’s story by clicking here.   Sister Philip Neri Crawford, OP to Attend Pope’s Address to Congress Senator Dick Durbin has selected Sister Philip Neri Crawford as his guest to see the Pope’s address to joint …

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

Great interview with Dominican Sisters’ Mary Lou Owens, OP in The Catholic Post called: ‘Retirement’ not in vocabulary of Sister Mary Lou Owens, OP  by Jennifer Willems “I didn’t make a map and say, ‘This is where life is going to take me,’” Sister Mary Lou said. God is in control and “God is good …

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

Congratulations to Sr. Mary Paul who won the the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin “In Service of One Another” Catholic Humanitarian Award! Sr. Mary Paul McCaughey is a member of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, and has served in Catholic education as a teacher, secondary principal and president, and superintendent. Appointed Superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago …

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International Day of Peace in Springfield, IL

  International Day of Peace local action International Day of Peace Gathering in Springfield, IL The Springfield community is invited to join in an International Day of Peace Gathering PRAYING PEACE, HEALING VIOLENCE Where: Iles Park, Sixth St. and Ash St., Springfield, IL When: Friday, September 19, 2014: 7:30 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. Sponsored by the …

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

Witnesses In an earlier letter it was mentioned that one of our Dominican Sisters (Sr Hanaa) went to fetch her parents from the bank of Al-Khazir River. Receiving a call at 6:00 am on Friday morning the 22nd from her elderly parents, she learned that they were forced out of Karakosh with her blood-sister. A …

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Novice Sister Kelly Moline Going to the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate

Novice Sister Kelly Moline left the motherhouse today to start her journey to the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate (CDN). The CDN forms a supportive community for initial formation, with novices from several Dominican congregations learning together and sharing their experiences and gifts while they deepen their connection with God. Please join us in praying for Sister …

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