Dominican nuns


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an order of nuns founded by St. Dominic, and chiefly employed in teaching.

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Catalina run by Dominican nuns on Anda Street in Intramuros across from the Colegio de San Juan de Letran.
Across time, this rugged topography has been home to an astonishing variety of people: Sauk, Dakota, and Ho-Chunk villagers, Norwegian farmers and Mexican mercado owners, Dominican nuns and Buddhist monks, river raftsmen and Shakespearean actors, Cornish miners and African American barn builders, organic entrepreneurs and Hmong truck gardeners.
Hamburger focus on an Office for Dominican nuns in "The Desert in Paradise: A Newly-Discovered Office for John the Baptist from Paradeis bei Soest and its Place in the Dominican Liturgy".
One contemplative order of nuns, New Jersey's Dominican Nuns of Summit, is filling up with, of all things, college-educated millennials.
Two signs with the word "monastery" on them give the visitor an indication that this is the home of Lancaster's Cloistered Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary
Sister Mary of the Sorrowful Heart, 84WEST SPRINGFIELD - Sister Mary of the Sorrowful Heart, of the Dominican Nuns in West Springfield, died at Mt.
In the light of these conditions, an analysis of the requirements for learning and reading in the constitutions for the Sisters reveals the possibilities that were available to them, and that underpinned the literate achievements of Dominican nuns that have come to light in recent years.
The Dominican nuns devote themselves to this kind of contemplation as their personal and corporate response to the act of faith.
On a tour of 11 projects, including schools, an orphanage, medical facilities, a hospice (we even find ourselves at one stage within Kamfinsa State Prison, Zambia's largest such institution, with 2,000 inmates existing 30-40 to a cell, where Curley agrees that Dafa will consider funding books and computers) Curley expresses his faith in more than 30 priests, Dominican nuns and volunteers involved in Dafa projects.
The second story is set in the southern provincial town of Reggio Calabria, where a group of high-born Dominican nuns reportedly burned down their convent in 1673.
Only after the visions had ceased in 1769 did the enlightened clergy of her archdiocese and some Dominican nuns accept them as authentic.
One of the attacks hit the St Theresa Convent of Dominican Nuns in the western Mosul Jadida (New Mosul) district, the chief representative of the Dominican order in Iraq, Father Yousif Thomas Mirkis, said.
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