The most important prayer is just two words long: thank you! (Meister Eckhart, O.P.)
The Dominican Sisters are deeply grateful for and acknowledge all gifts to the Congregation for support of their Dominican life and mission. All donors will be recognized in the Congregation’s annual report.
Donum Ecclesiae guild – “A Gift to the Church”
The Donum Ecclesiae Guild was established in March 2007 to honor those who have included the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia in their estate planning or made provisions through another type of planned gift. Individuals may also be recognized as members if they make a gift of $50,000 or more to one of the endowment funds.
The following societies have been established by the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia to gratefully acknowledge the annual contributions made by individuals, foundations and organizations.
Veritas Society: $50,000 and above
Marian Society: $25,000 to $49,999
St. Joseph Society: $15,000 to $24,999
St. Dominic Society: $10,000 to $14,999
St. Cecilia Society: $5,000 to $9,999
St. Catherine of Siena Society: $2,500 to $4,999
Mother Frances Walsh Society: $1,000 to $2,499
Mother Ann Hanlon Society: $500 to $999
Mother Marie William MacGregor Society: $250 to $499
St. Rose of Lima Society: $100 to $249
Frassati Society: $50 to $99
Contributors: Up to $49
Friends and supporters of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation have the opportunity to dedicate their gifts (whether to Villaggio Betania, Italy; Our Lady Queen of Preachers House of Studies; or Bethany Retreat House Chapel Wing) to the honor of or the permanent memory of their family, a friend or loved one. For a complete listing of each project’s commemorative opportunities, please contact the Advancement Office at 615.251.0053. The Dominican Sisters are grateful for and acknowledge all gifts to their community and in support of these projects. Benefactors are remembered in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the daily prayers of the sisters.
If you have any questions or need assistance, you may contact our Advancement Office by phone (615.251.0053), fax (615.259.0176), email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mailing address: Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia, Advancement Office, 801 Dominican Drive, Nashville, TN 37228.