Three women begin their 10-month experience

Common Dominican Novitiate

The Collaborative Dominican Novitiate (CDN) is a joint effort by the congregations of women religious in the Dominican order to provide members in initial formation with an experience of the larger Dominican family. The purpose of the canonical year in the CDN is to provide a quality experience of Dominican community life, prayer, study, ministry, exposure to and practice of preaching skills, and personal growth for the novices. Read more about Krissie, Christine and Kelly