“Novices from the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate and the Dominican Central and Southern Provinces met together, May 19-22, in St. Louis to experience Dominican Family relationships. Led by Sisters Ann Willits, Christin Tomy (both Sinsinawa) and Friars Don Goergen, Samuel Hakeem (both Central Province), the novices, a novice-to-be, one of our Dominican Sisters from Zimbabwe, and directors enjoyed stories, input, prayer, and sharing.” Read more
The North American Dominican Justice promoters gathered for their annual planning meeting in Techny, Illinois May 28-29. Twenty-four promoters, including sisters, friars, and laity from the U.S. and Canada, came together to strengthen their solidarity in the work. This year’s meeting focused on integral ecology as a framework in promoting justice, and updating the Call to Justice, the common document of principles and priorities for the Dominican Family in the struggle for justice and peace in North America.
From May 22-27, 2018, 38 students from Dominican Colleges/Universities and colleges with a Dominican presence gathered at Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ, for the National College “Preaching in Action” Conference.
The Conference, now in its 17th year, is a collaborative response to our desire as Dominicans to introduce college students to the foundations and characteristics of Dominican Preaching. We actively engage students in prayer, preaching the Word, service, community, and modeling creative ways to make preaching a living dynamic in their daily lives.
Columbus, OH – The Dominican Learning Center, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Peace located in Columbus, OH, celebrated its 25th anniversary with several events in May.
The Center received a celebratory resolution from the Columbus City Council Resolution on Monday, May 20. Council Member Emmanuel Remy presented the resolution during a City Council meeting at Columbus City Hall. Dominican Learning Center learners Freweyni Gebru and Elsa Santamaria testified to the Council about their successful experiences at the Center before Director Lisset Mendoza was presented with the resolution.
POSITION AVAILABLE: OFFICE MANAGER. The Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology is looking to hire a full-time Office Manager. Reporting to the Donor Services Manager & Executive Assistant to the President, you will provide critical administrative support to our faculty, staff, and students to ensure that the day to day operations of the school run smoothly. You will also support the Donor Services Manager for school fundraising and event management. Applicants are requested to email a résumé and thoughtful cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details about this job opportunity, please click here.