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Dominican Sisters of Peace

About Us

Dominican Sisters of Peace, members of the Order of Preachers, are vowed Catholic Sisters who strive to live a life of peace-making wherever we are and in everything we do. “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.” (John 14:27) Jesus’ words in John’s Gospel are our prayer for the world.

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The Dominican Sisters of Peace, based in Columbus, Ohio, are a congregation committed to preaching the Gospel through prayer, study, community, and ministry. Their mission emphasizes justice, peace, and care for creation.

Ministry Work
The sisters engage in diverse ministries, including education, healthcare, pastoral care, and social justice advocacy. They operate schools, healthcare facilities, and community centers. Their work extends to offering spiritual retreats, directing environmental sustainability projects, and supporting marginalized communities through various outreach initiatives.

Daily Life and Mission
Daily life for the Dominican Sisters of Peace revolves around the Four Pillars of Dominican life: prayer, study, community, and ministry. Communal prayers, such as the Liturgy of the Hours and daily Mass, are central to their spiritual practice. The sisters dedicate time to personal study and reflection, deepening their understanding of faith and justice issues. They live in community, sharing resources, meals, and mutual support, fostering a sense of unity and collaboration. Their active ministries, such as teaching, healthcare, and social justice work, are informed by their prayer and study, ensuring a holistic approach to their mission.

Their mission is deeply rooted in the Dominican charism of preaching, which they live out by advocating for justice, peace, and the integrity of creation. They are committed to building relationships with people from all cultures, lifestyles, and economic backgrounds, and they strive to seek right relationships with the Earth and all its creatures.

Vision and Goals
The Dominican Sisters of Peace aim to foster spiritual growth, education, and social justice, offering supportive environments for holistic development. Through their diverse ministries, they strive to transform lives and communities, promoting the values of the Gospel. Their dedication to prayer, community life, and service ensures they remain a vibrant source of inspiration, working tirelessly towards a just and compassionate world.

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