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In the United States

© by Sr.Mary Nona McGreal, O.P.

Contemporary Missions to the United States

Dominicans have come on mission to the United States from other lands since the first Spanish friars arrived in the southeast and southwest. In the nineteenth century members of the Order from England, Ireland, Germany, France and Spain joined the Americana to proclaim the Gospel to natives and immigrants alike. At the close of the twentieth century Dominican women and men continue to come from other nations to minister to people of the United States. The following list shows the nation and Dominican group from which they come, and the location of their provincial or regional headquarters in the United States:

This history is the first draft of the article by Sr. Mary Nona McGreal, O.P., of Project OPus, on Dominicans requested by Michael Glazier and the The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN for the just published Encyclopedia of American Catholic History.

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