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Who We Are


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)



Giving


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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What's Happening


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]
 


NATIONAL FAIR TRADE MONTH
"The True Cost"

Join us Thursday, October 13 at 7 p.m. [More]
 


International Day of Peace
For a More Just and Peaceful World

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. [More]
 


Jubilee Celebration
August 7, 2016

During this 800 year Anniversary of the Order of Preachers, six Dominican Sisters of Houston gathered to celebrate their jubilees. [More]
 


STOP THE VIOLENCE
A Response to the Murders of Members of the LGBTQ Community in Orlando, FL

The Dominican Sisters Conference (which unites 19 congregations of Dominican Sisters in the U.S.) joins its voice with all who stand against the violence brought on the LGBTQ community in Orlando, Florida. [More]
 


 


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  Dominican Sisters of Houston
6501 Almeda Road - Houston, Texas 77021-2095
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