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Dominican Sisters USA

About Us

Dominican Sisters in the United States are a diverse, vibrant and colorful mosaic of the Church. Their mission to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ is carried out in countless ways. The Gospel is brought to life through their teaching, care for the poor, advocacy for justice, their art, music, care of creation, spiritual enrichment ministries, housing advocacy, and much more. Collaboration and building relationships are the hallmarks of their work.

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The Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, based in Sinsinawa, Wisconsin, are committed to preaching and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ through a life of prayer, study, community, and ministry. They aim to promote truth, justice, and peace in all their works.

Ministry Work
The sisters engage in various ministries, including education, pastoral care, social justice advocacy, and environmental stewardship. They operate the Sinsinawa Mound Center, offering retreats and educational programs. They also support initiatives for social justice, peace, and care for creation.

Daily Life and Mission
Daily life for the Dominican Sisters revolves around the Four Pillars of Dominican life: prayer, study, community, and ministry. Communal prayers, including 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 being a prophetic voice 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 Sinsinawa 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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