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posted on July 10, 2006
Nashville Dominican Motherhouse Nears Completion
Home, Sweet Home

NASHVILLE, TN June 30, 2006--To celebrate the completed expansion and renovation of their Motherhouse, The Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville held a special Mass June 24 for major donors to the $45 million project. READ MORE

Dominican Nuns Participate in Preached Retreat with Master of the Order

ADRIAN, MI July 10, 2006-- Dominican nuns from monasteries around the US gathered at Weber Center June 29 for the opening of their preached retreat. This year marks the 800th anniversary of the founding of the monastery in Prouilhe, France, by St. Dominic. READ MORE

Mission San Jose Dominicans Protest Human Trafficking

MISSION SAN JOSE, CA July 10, 2006 -- The Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, with members in the United States, Germany, and Mexico, have issued a corporate stance against human trafficking. The Sisters have pledged to work for the eradication of the growing epidemic of international trafficking of women, children, and men. READ MORE

A Blessing in the Form of a Barn

BLACKLICK, OH July 10, 2006---After nearly four years of dreaming, planning, and building, Shepherd's Corner, a project of the St. Mary of the Springs Dominicans has a new home for their ecological center.

Film Review
A Prairie Home Companion

Tom Condon, OP is at it again with a critique of Garrison Keillor's film version of the very popular radio program. I never knew Meryl Streep had a singing voice. READ MORE

St. Joseph Province Elects New Leaders

WASHINGTON, DC July 10, 2006--Friar Dominic Izzo, OP was recently re-elected provincial of St. Joseph Province. Along with Dominic, the new council includes: John Farren,OP, Ignatius Perkins, OP, Peter John Cameron, OP, Kenneth Letoile, OP, Joseph Barranger, OP, Brendan Murphy, OP, Steven Boguslawski, OP William Marquis,OP, James Sullivan, OP, and Edward Gorman, OP.


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