Many of our sisters are currently retired and working in part-time ministries. However, we have a long history of teaching, nursing, and ministering throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. These stories catalogue our history of hope and our legacy of service —be sure to let us know if you spot a sister who served you in the past!
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The committee, which consists of leadership from a variety of congregations of Catholic Sisters throughout the United States, provides direct service to members in fulfillment of the mission of LCWR to work for a just world order by using its corporate influence to effect systemic change.
Dominican Sister of Hope Bette Ann Jaster, OP explores Dominic as a person who paid attention to, and connected with, whomever crossed his path. Likewise, she invites us to watch, listen, and notice the world around us in a ministry of presence.
Dominican Sister of Hope Mary Schneiders, OP explores Dominic’s relationship with God, and encourages listeners develop their own prayer practice that best facilitates growth and love and communion with God and all that exists.
According to Sister Maureen, she can sum up how she felt about receiving the award “in one word: Humbled!”
Once I began “letting go” and concentrating on what are the blessings, Hope began to stare me in the face.
Dominican Sister of Hope associate Linda Lazarus discusses Dominic’s affinity for study.
Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids Megan McElroy explores Dominic’s legacy as a dynamic preacher.
Dominican Sister of Hope Helen Demboski presents “word pictures” that illustrate who Saint Dominic is as our Holy Father.
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Taking a hopeful stance in this world can be counter-cultural. But Hope doesn’t mean we don’t deal in reality. It just means that we trust in God’s love for us and for the world.