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DSI Workshop of Communication
Monday, 14 April 2014 13:41

Dominican Sisters International organized the last Monday April 7th, DSI’ Communication Desk for all the staff of the offices. The theme was “Tips for Preparing Publication Material”. This is the first of a serial of workshops that will be developed during this year 2014.

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Retreat of DSI Staff
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 12:38

The staff of Dominican Sisters International was on retreat in preparation for Easter.
The retreat was held at the house of the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of "La Annunciata" in Rome, last Thursday April 3rd. It was a great day to share the Gospel and an opportunity to talk and stay together in a different environment.
Thanks for the warm welcome we received from the Sisters of "La Annunciata"

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Prophecies and hope around the UN (CSW58)
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 11:56
Sister Pilar del Barrio (Spain), shares her reflection on their participation in the meeting in the UN-"Status of Women"
 
Dominican Sisters from across the globe, representing the different zones of Dominican Sisters International (DSI) spent a week and a half in New York at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58). The sisters were Pilar del Barrio (Spain), Maria Alejandra Leguizamon Schija (Peru), Anne Fitzgerald (USA), Cecelia Espenilla (Philippines) and Alison Munro (South Africa) who joined Sr Margaret Mayce, the Dominican Sisters fulltime representative at the United Nations. Different religious congregations have representation in NGOs with United Nations observer status and work towards influencing United Nations work and resolutions.
 
Arriving in New York,
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Visit of the Dominican sisters of Oakford to the Dominican sisters of Montebello
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 09:54
As part of the celebration of the 125th anniversary since the foundation of Oakford in 1889, the Dominican Sisters of Oakford embarked on a pilgrimage at the end of March 2014 to some of the places associated with the history and expansion of the Congregation.
 
The third station of the pilgrimage was to Montebello in the Dalton area of KwaZulu Natal to visit the Dominican Sisters of Montebello, a diocesan- and a daughter- Congregation of Oakford. Dominican Sisters have lived at Montebello since 1904, with the formal establishment of the new Montebello Congregation taking place in 1938.
 
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Celebration of 125 years since the foundation of the Dominican Congregation of Oakford
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 09:14
Sr Paula-Mary van der Walt tells the Oakford story
The Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena of Oakford, Natal celebrated the 125th  anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation with a Mass of thanksgiving in the chapel at Oakford near Verulam, KwaZulu Natal,  on 30 March 2014.  Three bishops, several priests, parishioners of Sacred Heart Parish, former students and teachers from the different Oakford schools, and many friends from various parts of the country joined the sisters in marking the exact date 125 years before when the first eight sisters had arrived at Oakford, and in giving thanks for the presence and fidelity of God over so many years.
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UN-Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58)
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 13:43
Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls
 
Dominican Sisters at Sessions of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York (10-21 March 2014)
By Sr. Alison Munro OP
 
Dominican Sisters from across the globe, representing the different zones of Dominican Sisters International (DSI) spent a week and a half in New York at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58). The sisters were Pilar del Barrio (Spain), Maria Alejandra Leguizamon Schija (Peru), Anne Fitzgerald (USA), Cecelia Espenilla (Philippines) and Alison Munro (South Africa) who joined Sr Margaret Mayce, the Dominican Sisters fulltime representative at the United Nations. Different religious congregations have representation in NGOs with United Nations observer status and work towards influencing United Nations work and resolutions.
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DSI General Assembly 2013


The New Evangelization and
Our Dominican Mission Today

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