When classes began on Aug. 24, UD students were greeted by a different combination of white and black on the mall: the white and black of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia, a religious congregation more commonly known as the Nashville Dominicans. The Cistercian fathers, the Dominican fathers and the diocesan priests have contributed much to the academic and spiritual life on the campus for many years, but the presence of women religious, so prominent in UD’s early days, has been lacking in recent times.
BEHIND a typical blue door on Glentworth Street, four young women are living out their faith in a most radical way.
Limerick’s new Dominican nuns, who are all aged in their early to mid-thirties, arrived in the city last month from Nashville, Tennessee, to keep St Saviour’s Church — and the 800-year-old Dominican presence in Limerick — alive.
ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown will pave the way for a new era in the spiritual lives of its parishioners by breaking ground later this month for a convent that will house members of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia.