Vocation Profile - Dominican Sisters of the Perpetual Rosary

Dominican Sisters of the Perpetual Rosary

Sr. Joanna Hastings O.P.
Vocation Director
217 N 68th St
Milwaukee, WI 53213

414-258-0579
domsisters@wi.rr.com
www.dsopr.org

International?Yes
Professed members10
Year founded1880
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federationSt. Albert the Great

(Arch)dioceses
Milwaukee, WI
International
Yes
Mission
We are a cloistered, contemplative, diocesanDominican institute of consecrated life in the Church. Called by God, we strive to live the gift of religious life following Dominican monastic tradition of silence and solitude, study and prayer in a communal setting, bearing witness to the presence of Christ's love in the midst of His people. We consecrate ourselves to God by vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and we pray for the Church, the Holy Father, the clergy and all of God's people.
Qualifications
Inquiries welcome from any Catholic woman who sincerely desires to consecrate herself to God through the evangelical counsels and a life of contemplative prayer. She should be in good mental and physical health, having completed two years of school or work experience beyond high school (college education preferred, but not essential). The candidate should submit recommendations from her pastor or spiritual director and at least two other persons who know her well.
Formation
Aspirancy: an optional two to six week experience of community life. Postulancy: six-month initiation into contemplative Dominican religious life. Novitiate: a full year of preparation for first profession of the evangelical counsels, including study of Scripture, constitutions, liturgy, and documents of the Church. Temporary profession: three years living and working within the community. Perpetual profession: unconditional commitment to God in community for life.
Age range/limit
21-40
Belated vocations?
Yes: Belated vocations considered on a limited basis.

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