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Sister Luma Shares Her Iraq Experiences

Sister Luma Khudher, OP shares the extraordinary struggles and profound moments of hope the Saint Catherine of Siena Dominican Sisters, Iraq have experienced in the past few years. Video: Christians in Iraq: Between Conflict and Hope by Sister Luma Khudher, OP at Sacred Heart Convent in Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois on Friday, May 27, …

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

Last Day in the Middle East, Amman Jordan Yes, we have returned and want to share more about our last day in the Middle East which was spent in Amman Jordan. Arriving in Amman at 5:30 am and not leaving until 2:30 am the next morning, we had the blessed opportunity to visit with the …

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Springfield Dominican Sister Marcelline Koch, OP goes to Iraq

Today Sister Marcelline Koch, OP is in Iraq with a delegation including two other Dominican Sisters to visit the Dominican Sisters in Iraq, Iraqi Christians and Iraqi citizens whose homes were overrun by terrorists causing them to be internally displaced. Below is her contribution to an article written for Global Sisters report. Click here to …

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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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