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DSC Convocation Models Preaching the Just Word

Blog by Sr. Judy Morris, OP
Blog by Sr. Judy Morris, OP

Since every era has its own set of crises, preaching is always in season. For the 413 participants in the Dominican Sisters Conference Convocation in Wheeling, IL, everything began and ended with preaching – and preaching the just word provided the challenge. It seemed that St. Paul’s words to Timothy were meant for each of us: “Preach when it is convenient or inconvenient.” In her preaching, Patricia Bruno, OP, asks: What is the grace we need to move forward – as Dominicans, as Christians, as citizens of the world? Continue reading →

Posted in Peace & Justice Blog

Running ‘from’ or ‘with’ God

Blog by Sr. Amy McFrederick, OP
Blog by Sr. Amy McFrederick, OP

Today’s first reading from Jonah 1:1-2:1, 11, has always brought a smile to my face as I hear the all too familiar story of someone trying to run from God, and the ensuing storm that makes one reconsider. Sometime ago, a friend sent me a YouTube link to a charming little girl telling this story with such conviction and vehemence that you’d think she actually was there as a witness (click here). I have shared it with several others and watched it several times, always with delight and admiration for this little girl’s storytelling ability. Continue reading →

Posted in Associate Blog

Six St. Mary’s Dominican High School Students Commended In the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program

(seated, from left) Yaseen Khan, Sage Ducoing and Kayla Goudeau. (standing,from left) Madison French, Laura Youngblood and Raeghan DeCuir.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has recognized six St. Mary’s Dominican High School students for Commendation. Commended students are Raeghan DeCuir, Sage Ducoing, Madison French, Kayla Goudeau, Yaseen Khan and Laura Youngblood. Continue reading →

Posted in News

Nudged by God

Sr. Bea Tiboldi
Blog by Sr. Bea Tiboldi, OP

Feeling nudged by God? How does it make you feel?

I recently watched Frozen the movie. I could see myself as Elsa with Anna as God.

Elsa, the main character in the movie, wasn’t a typical princess. She was born with magical powers. We all are born unique. “You formed my inmost being.” (Psalm 139:13a) Continue reading →

Posted in God Calling??