Sr. Binh Thanh Nguyen, a Dominican Sister of Peace, escaped as a very young sister from South Vietnam after the war and lived with several Dominican communities in the United States as she pursued an education in various colleges and universities around the country and made her final vows. While working as a nurse, she did graduate studies in theology and religious formation and spiritual direction training in the ForMission program of the Religious Formation Conference.  In 1992, she had her vows transferred to the Dominican Sisters of Peace in Kentucky. 

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From refugee to itinerant minister, my Dominican journey

I began to realize my destiny of itinerancy and mobility when I became a St. Rose of Lima Dominican in 1973, a follower of St. Dominic who spent his life traveling about preaching the Gospel. However, I never dreamed that this vocation would extend to being a refugee.