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Building Peace

Oct 31, 2022

Today’s show takes us back to the 1870’s, where we meet a woman who might have become the consummate New York “It” girl... but the music she heard from her window sent her on a different path. 

Meet Lucy Eaton Smith, the foundress of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine de Ricci.

Sep 2, 2022

Just eight years after the founding of the Dominican Sisters in Kentucky, the Congregation founded a new mission in the frontier of Ohio. The Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace, founded two colleges, Ohio Dominican University and Albertus Magnus College, and schools all...

Jul 25, 2022

On a frosty February 28, 1822, Father Samuel Thomas Wilson, a priest in the frontier parish of St. Rose Church, rose to the pulpit to preach what was undoubtedly one of the most fruitful sermons of his life. With his friend fr. Fenwick, fr, Wilson dreamed of educating the youth of the new Kentucky settlement, and he was...

Jun 25, 2022

As the Dominican Sisters of Peace celebrate 200 years of Dominican Women Religious in the United States, we want to share our stories with you. But first - an introduction to who we are, and an explanation of some phrases that you will hear in the episodes to come. Sr. June Fitzgerald, OP, Director of Vocations, and Sr....