The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill live their mission as joyful women of prayer and compassion who proclaim the Reign of God through ministry for justice and reverence for all creation.

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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha – A Guiding Light for Ecological Conversion

St. Kateri by Kevin Gordon at Who among us doesn’t struggle to be Christ-like in our world? We are all made in God’s image and likeness (Genesis 1:27) and connected, yet each has a different heavenly helper, such as Mary or some holy ancestor. For me, my mom and dad always helped me, along […]

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There but for the grace of God…

Social Justice Ministry has been active in my home Archdiocese of St. Louis for my entire life. As I look...
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