Sinsinawa Dominicans

March 08, 2018
“Atrévete a cambiar”, eso es una de las lemas del cuerpo de voluntarios Jesuitas. En Stand Up Sisters 2017, hermana Rhonda Miska recuerda como su experiencia en Nicaragua con el cuerpo de voluntarios Jesuitas le cambió. Rhonda es una novicia, o sea, una hermana en formación, con las hermanas...
September 19, 2017
Sister Marie Lee, OP, is a Sinsinawa Dominican Sister from Shullsburg, Wisconsin. In September, she will have been a Woman Religious for seventy years. Her ministries have included being a high school band director, a teacher of religion, and her work with the Hmong Women Sewing Project for...
August 08, 2017
Sister Elaine LaCanne, OP, is a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa from Richfield, Minnesota. She entered the congregation in 1962 after high school and the beginning of Vatican II. She has had many wonderful ministries in Elementary Education, Pastoral Ministry in Glendale Housing Project and the...
July 31, 2017
Sister Tanya Williams, OP, is a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She became a sister later in life and is a newer member of the Sinsinawa Dominicans whom made her first profession in August, 2007. She ministers as an employment counselor with men and women who are...
June 30, 2017
Dare to change! That’s one of the taglines of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. At Standup Sisters 2017, Rhonda Miska recalls how her Jesuit Volunteer Corps experience in Nicaragua changed her. Rhonda is a novice with the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. That’s something like a sister-in-training. Here's...
June 06, 2017
Sister Mary Catherine St. Martin, OP, a Sinsinawa Dominican, was born and raised in Minneapolis and is the oldest of six children. She attended Catholic schools through high school and then immediately joined the Sinsinawa Dominicans. She has been a member of the congregation for more than 60 years...
August 11, 2016
In my studies, I have learned quite a bit about religious experience, particularly in regards to the Catholic Church. When people reflect on their experience of church, many would say that one of the most significant moments in the modern era of the Catholic Church was the Second Vatican Council....
August 02, 2016
As I was growing up, my father would tell me stories about his grade school days, when the Catholic sisters at his school would whack him with a ruler if he misbehaved (which was pretty often for him!). He looked back at these moments and laughed, but fortunately for me, I have never had similar...
July 12, 2016
Having entered into the SisterStory project with a very narrow idea of what a Catholic sister and her life can look like, I can say that I know now there is a wealth of diversity among sisters. I’d always assumed that joining a religious community and becoming a sister looked the same for everyone...
June 20, 2016
Sister Marci, like many (if not all) of the sisters on Dominican’s campus, does not wear a habit. A habit is a distinctive religious garment worn by members of a religious order. Along with countless other significant changes, Catholic sisters’ relationship with the habit changed with the 1962...