Dominican nuns

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

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Two Philippine Dominican nuns separated by three centuries have moved a step closer to beatification.
"For example, the manuscript was compiled by Dominican nuns as a source of reference for Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon, who happens to have been great-aunt to Catherine of Aragon.
Holy masses and novenas will be held in honor of the well-loved founder of the first monastery for Dominican nuns in Italy.
It was a strict Catholic school run by an elite task force of deadly Dominican nuns. During a world geography class, I had hidden my precious copy of the play inside my textbook and started reading it.
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.
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.
4), the founder of the Order, in homage to the Dominican nuns of Santa Maria Novella in Arezzo, to whom the altarpiece was assigned.
The Dominican nuns devote themselves to this kind of contemplation as their personal and corporate response to the act of faith.
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