Join us in celebrating our Dominican Sisters of Peace celebrating 50 years of religious life.

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Sr. Ruth Schirtzinger, OP

Ruth Schirtzinger-webSr. Ruth Schirtzinger, Columbus, OH, is a nurse at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, as well as a volunteer at Kobacker House Hospice, which provides in-patient hospice care. Sr. Ruth began her ministry as a teacher in primary grades in schools in Ohio and Michigan. She received a Master of Science in Education from Marygrove College in Detroit, MI and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH. Continue reading →

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Sr. Nang Thi Nguyen, OP

nang thi nguyen-webSr. Nang Thi Nguyen, Louisville, KY, entered the Dominican Sisters in South Vietnam and professed vows there in 1966. In 1980, she, two of her nephews, and one niece escaped by boat to a refugee camp in Singapore. Six months later they entered the United States.  Continue reading →

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Sr. Margaret Walsh, OP

Margaret Walsh-webSr. Margaret Walsh is currently a resident of Mohun Health Care Center in Columbus, OH. Sr. Margaret describes her life as a Dominican as “very fulfilling with many opportunities to use my professional training and experience to serve God and the Church.” Continue reading →

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Sr. Margaret Mary Kennedy, OP

Margaret Mary KennedySr. Margaret Mary Kennedy recently moved to New Haven, CT, after ministering as Director of Counseling at Caroline Center, Baltimore, MD, for 16 years. “I love enabling others to find their own gifts and to believe that they are capable of achieving their goals,” Sr. Margaret Mary said.  Continue reading →

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Sr. Kathleen Wood, OP

kathy wood-webSr. Kathleen (Kathy) Wood, Marysville, MI, ministers in the pastoral care department at Lourdes Senior Community in Waterford, MI. For eight years she ministered at Mercy Hospital, Port Huron, MI, also in pastoral care. “The many people and experiences I have had throughout my life have provided me with the compassion I can now bring to my ministry,” Sr. Kathy said. Continue reading →

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