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Monday, 2 April 2012

Community Spotlight: Dominicans, Summit NY

Dominican Nuns of Summit, NY





Order: Dominican
Gender: Women
Charism: Cloistered/contemplative
Eligibility: 20-35 years of age, high school diploma,
Formation: Approx. 9 months postulancy, 2 year novitiate, 3 year temporary profession
Vows: Vow of obedience to their Rules and Constitutions, poverty and chastity fall under this vow
Practices: Daily rosary, Perpetual Adoration,
Formation: Approx. 9 months postulancy, 2 year novitiate, 3 year temporary profession
History: In 1880 in France a community of cloistered contemplative Dominican sisters was founded with a specific focus on the perpetual rosary. A new foundation was born in 1891 in Union City, NJ and in 1919 sisters from the Union City community left to found the community in Summit, NJ.

Recommended:
Cloister Shoppe - sells soaps, books, statues, medals, handmade wooden rosaries

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