Finding Joy in Dominican Life

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Our Commitment to the Dominican Way Of Life

The Dominican Sisters of Peace and our Associates warmly welcome you to join us along a journey toward a more peaceful, equitable and just tomorrow.

In keeping with the four pillars of the Dominican Charism, Prayer, Study, Community and Service, our Sisters around the world show our love of God through our service to God’s people. Our multi-cultural, multi-generational Congregation serves in 27 dioceses across the United States and in Nigeria.

As members of the worldwide Order of Preachers, we share the Gospel of Christ’s peace through our words and through our lives.

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Walk Your Lenten Path with the Dominican Sisters of Peace

Join the Dominican Sisters of Peace to enrich your Lenten journey.

Live
the pillars of Lent with the intention of peace-building. See the Path of Christ’s passion through the Stations of the Cross. Prepare your soul for the miracle of the Resurrection, and our salvation.

  • This Lent, let's join in action! đź’ś  

     

    Each day, click here to check our calendar for a small, yet mighty action you can take to embrace prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Every day holds a new chance to make a difference through prayer, fasting, and giving to our neighbors. 

     

     

  • Walk the Way of Christ

    The Dominican Sisters of Peace are a multicultural congregation, with women from 8 countries worldwide. More than 100 of our Sisters have ministered in South America and Mexico, including Sr. Mary Ann Connelly and Sr. Manuela Crisologo, a native of Peru.

    Sr. Mary Ann and Sr. Manuela pray the Way of the Cross in Spanish, using reflections from the @CatholicDioceseofLittleRock. Click here to view their presentation.

    Each Friday during Lent, click here to view the prayers of the Stations of the Cross reflecting the diversity of our Congregation.

Where do we find joy?

The Dominican Sisters of Peace find joy in our daily walk with God and with our community, in the work we do for God’s people, and in the companions who share their time and talents with our ministries.

  • Being Peace

    Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.

    Christ’s words in the Gospel of John inspired our name… and inspire our daily lives, as we live in peace and speak with peace in every encounter.

    Be a part of our mission to make the world a more peace-filled place.

    How We Became Peace

    Our Commitments

  • What We Do:

    We are committed to ministries of spirituality, education, ecology, economic and social justice, and more.

    Through our founded ministries and our work in churches, communities, and schools, we strive to bring peace to the world.

    Our Domestic Ministries

    Our Overseas Ministries

  • Our Dominican Associates

    Dominican Associates are lay people who work and walk with the Dominican Sisters of Peace in their lives of prayer, study and ministry to God’s people.

    Anyone with a heart for peace can become a Dominican Associate… learn how!

    What is a Dominican Associate?

What Do You Want of Me, Lord?

  • Single, Catholic women aged 18-45 will have the opportunity to spend time with the Dominican Sisters of Peace to talk about your own vocation, ask questions about discernment and religious life and meet our sisters by joining us for prayer, meals, presentations, conversation, and fun.

Who are the Dominicans?

The Order of Preachers, abbreviated OP, is also known as the Dominicans, after our founder, St. Dominic. The Dominicans were the first itinerant order, leaving the monastery to preach the truth of the gospel and Christ’s love.

The first Dominican institution was a convent in the French city of Prouille. The order was founded in 1215 in Toulouse, France.

The first Dominican women religious in America were our foremothers, the Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine, founded in 1822 in Kentucky.  

Our Ministries

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Do You Hear Your Call?

Are you looking for something more?

We can help you recognize God’s call in your life.

We all start at a different place in the journey,  but we’ve all been where you are today.

We are committed to sharing the knowledge and resources to help you find your way.  Let’s walk together.

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We are grateful to Suzanne Wong for her image of Signadou. Signadou (from the French, meaning ‘sign of God’) is the site in Fanjeaux, Southern France, where St Dominic’s vision for the Dominican Order began to unfold. We are blessed by Suzanne’s preaching. 

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