Our mission is that of Jesus ~ to be God’s saving grace in the world. This has been our endeavor since our beginning in 1877 as teachers and care givers to children. Since then we have continued to teach and to care for people through partnerships with nonprofit agencies and work in hospital ministries, social service agencies and hospice care. We have created works of art, been leaders in liturgical reform and fostered life in parishes and communities.
Our specific directions in ministry for the past twenty years have been to:
Rooted in both the Word of God and the Dominican tradition of the Catholic church, we strive for a balance of contemplative prayer, on going study and active service in our common life. Our ministries are defined by our particular gifts and talents, and are embraced and supported by our community.