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Congregation Negotiations with Tricon End

Congregation Negotiations with Tricon End

Sinsinawa Dominicans, Inc. (SDI), and Tricon Construction will not be moving forward together in partnership to transfer ownership of any of the buildings at Sinsinawa Mound. Tricon initially explored an active senior residential project and more recently focused on...

Sisters Celebrate Jubilee at Stair Crest

Sisters Celebrate Jubilee at Stair Crest

Sisters celebrating 70 years of religious life with the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation gathered June 1 and 2 at Stair Crest in Muskego, WI, for shared prayer, reflection, and a jubilee Mass. Also recognized during the weekend were Stair Crest residents Sisters...

Giving Voice Gathers in Chicago

Giving Voice Gathers in Chicago

Sixty-two Sisters under 50 years old traveled to St. Xavier University, Chicago, for the Giving Voice National Gathering entitled "Being Seeds of Encounter and Communion" June 13–16. Five Dominican Sisters were present on this joy-filled encounter, including Christin...

Sisters Respond to Pope’s Change Initiative

Sisters Respond to Pope’s Change Initiative

by Sister Mary Catherine Rice, OP In February, the Sinsinawa Dominican Laudato Si’ Committee held two Zoom videoconference gatherings and a couple in-person discussions on Pope Francis’ Oct. 4 exhortation Laudeum Deum. As a result, the Sisters at Stair Crest, Muskego,...

Excitement Builds at Antiques Roadshow

Excitement Builds at Antiques Roadshow

by Sister Priscilla Wood, OP On a beautiful day at Living History Farms outside of Des Moines, IA, I waited in line with my art-junky friend and companion, Dan Soat, to experience Antiques Roadshow live! We were two of 3,250 people who had tickets to this one-day...

Congregation Negotiations with Tricon End

Sisters Enjoy Opportunities for Service

Sisters in the Spotlight Sister Ellen Gaynor, OP What has been your favorite ministry over the years? Oncology/hematology physician and practice. What do you love most about being a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa? Opportunities for service and community. What has been...

Sisters Welcomed at Racine

Sisters Welcomed at Racine

The Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa partnered with the Racine Dominicans to provide a new congregate housing location on the shores of Lake Michigan. Many Sisters moved June 3 and 4 from Prairie View Manor (PVM), Footville, WI, to the Racine Dominican Motherhouse,...

We’re Hiring a Communication Specialist! Apply today!

We’re Hiring a Communication Specialist! Apply today!

Are you excited about communicating to the public the mission and ministries of the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa through designing print materials, writing articles, creating and posting online and social media content, and maintaining the congregation website? If...

General Grant Visits Sinsinawa

by Mary Paynter, OP It’s not every day a former President of the United States visits Sinsinawa Mound. In 1878, the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa gladly received a visit to St. Clara Convent by Ulysses S. Grant, who served as President from 1869 to 1877. In her book,...

Weekly Preaching

Weekly Preaching

Setting Out to Preach 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time July 14, 2024 SCRIPTURE Am 7:12-15 Eph 1:3-14 Mark 6:7-13 PREACHING There is an interesting contrast between today’s first reading and the Gospel. The priest at Bethel informs the king of the Northern Kingdom of...

Laudato Sì Action Platform

Laudato Sì Action Platform

Introduction: What is Laudato Sì’ and Its Action Platform The groundbreaking encyclical, Laudato Si’, written by Pope Francis in 2015, is a beautiful and comprehensive exploration on how to care for Earth, our common home. It presents a new vision which he calls...

Dominican Vision May 2024

Dominican Vision May 2024

On the Cover Recently, several Sisters from Sinsinawa Mound visited Glass Heritage in Davenport, IA, to view progress of the restoration work on the stained glass windows from St. Clara Chapel at Sinsinawa. “Seeing four of our stained glass windows being repaired was...

Spring Appeal

Your Donation Can Help Us Create New Historical Exhibit We Count on Your Support Your donation will help us create an exceptional exhibit. Donate online at sinsinawa.org/donate or call (608) 748-4411, ext. 292. Thank you! Our Sisters remember you in daily prayer.

Sinsinawa Sweepstakes

Sinsinawa Sweepstakes: Official Rules 2024 Official Rules and Entry Procedures Sinsinawa Sweepstakes: Five cash prizes totaling $15,000 will be awarded as soon as possible after winners are selected in a random drawing at noon October 8, 2024, at Sinsinawa Mound....

Vocation Corner

Vocation Corner

Online Discernment Opportunities Continue by the Relationships for Mission Team An ongoing opportunity the Relationships for Mission Office has provided since September is drop-in online discernment. We invite women ages 19 to 45 to join Dominican Sisters on the...

Support Our Congregation Building Projects at Sinsinawa Mound

Support Our Congregation Building Projects at Sinsinawa Mound

Sinsinawa Mound is forever our home. Some Sisters have moved to senior living communities elsewhere; however, Sinsinawa Mound will continue to be the home of our Congregation and the location of congregation offices. Sisters, albeit a smaller number, will continue to...

Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa Unveil Logo

Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa Unveil Logo

The Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa unveiled a new congregation logo in December, featuring the familiar, traditional Dominican shield with a modern edge. The public can expect to see this new look on the congregation website, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter,...