Published 02/22/2024 - 10:52

Sr. Phuong Thuy Vu Takes Final Vows with Dominican Sisters of Peace

Columbus, OH - The Dominican Sisters of Peace were blessed by the Perpetual Profession of Vows for Sr. Phuong Thuy Vu on January 28, 2024, at the Columbus Motherhouse.

The ceremony was held in the Motherhouse Chapel with Sisters from around the country and Sr. Phuong’s family in attendance. Originally from Vietnam, Sr. Phuong and her family now all live in the United States.

March 9, 2024

Women’s Day of Prayer and Discernment

Saturday March 9, 2024

9:00 Arrival / Continental Breakfast
9:35 – Talk – Sr Joseph Marie
10:30- Mass in the main Chapel
11:15 – Father’s Conference
12:00 – Residents Meal Service
12:45 – Dinner with Sisters/ Vocation stories
2:00 – Setting the World Ablaze by being Missionary Disciples – Teresa Hodgins, (Writer & Host for ENDOW)
3:30 – Bingo with the Residents
4:30 – Rosary & Evening Prayer
Departure after.

Feb. 20, 2024

PHILIPPINES: Youth learning music through accordion donation

Donor funding from Salesian Missions provides music opportunities for all students.

Feb. 19, 2024

NICARAGUA: Students receive scholarships through Salesian Missions

Donor funding supports 62 youth from families in need.

February 12, 2024

Salesians offer shelter, counseling and education to youth.

February 11, 2024

Pope marks day by calling for spiritual and physical closeness to all those who are ill.

Published 02/09/2024 - 18:23


This Lent, supporters of Nuns Against Gun Violence have pledged to fast for an end to gun violence. To date, more than 175 participants have pledged to offer their personal sacrifice and prayer for a more peaceful society.


Sr. Viviane Vieira de Sousa professed First Vows as a Franciscan Sister of the Sacred Heart on Saturday, Feb. 3, at a Saturday evening parish mass at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Icoaraci, Brazil. 


Sister Edinalva Rodrigues Cordeiro made her Perpetual Profession of Vows as a Franciscan Sister of the Sacred Heart on January 27 in Brazil. The ceremony was celebrated by diocesan bishop Dom José Maria in the Comunidade Nossa Senhora Aparecida - Bairro da Betânia, where Sister Edinalva participated and began her faith walk. Festivities continued at an outdoor parish space with friends, family and fellow Franciscan Sisters from both Brazil and the United States.

Jan. 24, 2024

Salesians considered largest private provider of vocational and technical training in the world.

January 24, 2024

MARRIOTTSVILLE, Md. — The Congregation of the Sisters of Bon Secours will celebrate its 200-year anniversary in 2024. Founded on Jan.

December 17th

The Babe of Bethlehem: A New Contemplative Christmas Concert 

9th Dec 2023/24

Celebrating Milestones: 125 Years of Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood, Diamond Jubilee and Perpetual Vows of 7 Sisters
By Sr. Christine Masivo CPS

February 10 to March 16, 2024

Benedict for Everyone: Reading the Rule of Benedict in the Modern World
Six Weekly Sessions, beginning February 10, 2024
1:00-2:30 PM (Pacific Time)

In this six-part series, participants will explore how people who do not belong to monasteries can read the Rule of Benedict and apply it to their life in the “world.”  Benedict’s “rule” is a guidebook for seeking a life centered on God and is easily adaptable to modern people.  Together we will learn how to understand and apply Benedict’s transformative wisdom in our lives.

Jan. 1, 2024

Pope Francis focuses his message for the day on theme ‘Artificial Intelligence and Peace’.

January 14, 2024 from 1-5pm Eastern, or February 4, 2024 from 3-7pm Eastern

All are welcome to begin 2024 journeying together during the Franciscan Federation’s online retreat designed to inspire, connect, and transform. The event is Jan. 14 from 1 to 5 p.m. EST and repeats on Feb. 4 from 3 to 7 p.m. EST (both via Zoom).

March, April, August and September 2024

Applications are now being accepted for another year of Catholic Sisters Walking with Migrants, a month-long, hands-on volunteer experience at the Arizona-Mexico border with the Kino Border Initiative! Join us in accompanying and serving migrants, learning the complexities of immigration policy and advocacy, and living in community with other Catholic Sisters in Nogales, Sonora Mexico.

December 18, 2023

Programs provide educational services to young migrants.

Published 12/14/2023 - 03:44

After years of work and study, the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville have signed documents creating an agricultural conservation easement on 10.4 acres of our motherhouse property in partnership with the Peconic Land Trust. This action will preserve this portion of the land from development in perpetuity. Two quotes can help us understand the motivation behind this action. In 2001 the Congregation approved a statement entitled a Land Ethic.

December 10, 2023

Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted 75 years ago.

Published 12/07/2023 - 14:48

The Franciscan Peace Center is excited to share with you a new video that commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a pivotal document adopted by the United Nations in response to the violence of the Second World War.

December 3, 2023

Salesian programs aid the inclusion of people with disabilities.

January 21, 2024

Listening with the Ear of Your Heart – Benedictine Formation

Five weekly sessions, beginning January 21, 2024

1:00-3:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Nov. 20, 2023

Day promotes international togetherness and awareness on children’s issues.

Nov. 19, 2023

2023 theme focuses on progress needed to ensure everyone has safe toilets and water by 2030.