Dominican Sisters of Houston
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MISSION STATEMENT: We, the Houston Dominican Sisters, publicly commit ourselves to study and address the crucial justice issues of our times.  We assume the risks in inherent in preaching and teaching the Gospel.  We will work to transform social structures which oppress the powerless, ministering with them in our common struggle to remain faithful to the Word of God.  (1991)


Thank you for considering a gift to the Dominican Sisters of Houston!  A gift to our Partners in Mission Annual Fund Campaign supports our active ministries in teaching and school administration, social work, justice advocacy, and campus and parish ministry.  Annual Fund gifts also help care for our retired sisters who have lived their lives in service to others.  Gifts to our Guatemalan mission school help make certain that our impoverished students receive a good Catholic education.  We are so grateful to our wonderful donors who give annually. Every gift makes a difference and ensures the success of our mission.  Thank you for supporting the Dominican Sisters of Houston.  May God bless you, heal you and fill you with light. 

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Screening, Discussion and Pot Luck meal

Bring a favorite dish to share and join us on August 13 for the screening of “On the Beach.”  This film is a 1959 American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama film from United Artists, produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, that stars Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire and Anthony Perkins. [More]

Journey to the Heart
Falling in Love with Earth

On Saturday, April 8, 30 people gathered at the Dominican Spirituality Center to “Journey to the Heart” a retreat day presented by the Dominican Alliance Ecojustice Committee presented “Journey to the Heart: Falling in Love with Earth”
Based on the premise that we will not save what we do not love, and that we do not love what we do not know, this multi-faceted presentation began with opening prayer and meditation, followed by introductions. [More]

At the Heart of Faith, Religion & Spirituality is RELATIONSHIP
-with God, -with self, -with others
On the evening of Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18, Fr. [More]

Joint Public Statement Denouncing
President Donald Trump's Ban of Immigrants

We, the Dominican Sisters Conference and the Dominican Justice Promoters in the U.S., are appalled by President Trump’s recent executive order. [More]

Remembering the Churchwomen
Building Pillars of Peace

On Friday evening, December 2, 2016, the Dominican Sisters of Houston partnered with Campaign Nonviolence to host a prayer service commemorating the anniversary of the assassinations of Sisters Ita Ford, Dorothy Kazal, Maura Clarke and Maryknoll lay missionary Jean Donovan. [More]

Living our Legacy
Celebration of 800 yrs of the Order

On Friday, October 20, twelve Dominican Sisters of Houston and members of the Dominican Family traveled to Dallas to participate in “Celebration of 800yrs of Preaching, Living Our Legacy.”  They were joined by Dominican friars, sisters and laity from across the United States. [More]


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