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Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Community Spotlight: Dominican Sisters, Stone




Order: Dominican
Gender: Women
Apostolate: University chaplaincies, parish missions, education, care for the elderly
Eligibility: Unknown
Formation: Formal application and interview, two year novitiate, three years temporary vows
Vows: Poverty, chastity and obedience
Practices: Rosary, Scripture reading
History: Founded in 1845 as the first non-enclosed Dominican community in Britain. Over the 19th century other congregations grew up around the country and in 1929 were amalgamated to form the present congregation.

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Missions - includes links to some of their major apostolates

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