U.S. Dominican Leadership Conference is an organization that unites and supports elected leaders of the Dominican Sisters Conference
who are committed to building relationships and collaborating in the mission of preaching the Gospel for the sake of a more just world order.
The networking organization for elected leaders of Dominican congregations in the United States.
Who are the Dominicans?
There are thousands of women and men in the United States and around the world who follow the life example of St. Dominic, a Spanish preacher who brought the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people hungry for the truth. Dominic founded the Order of Preachers, a worldwide Family of friars, sisters, nuns, laity, associates and volunteers and others who share a passion for the Word of God and its communication.
Learn more at Dominican Life | USA.
News & Updates
Since 1987, the General Assembly has opened with a Prayer Service offered by the Holy See at the Church of the Holy Family, sometimes referred to as the UN Church. This year is no exception. Click here to listen to a recording of the Secretary Antonio Gutteres at the prayer service. Last week in preparation […]
The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) was established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution to be observed around the world each year on September 21st. It is frequently referred to as Peace Day and is a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above our differences and to inspire […]
Over the past few months, Dusty Farnan, OP, raised our collective awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in preparation for the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). To further this education, it is imperative to understand that part of the significance of the SDGs lies in their intentionally interconnected design. Instead of a group of siloed […]
The two-week High Level Political Forum was sponsored by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and was filled with a variety of events addressing the eight Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) that were the focus of this year’s review. Some of the topics that were explored are: Stumbling blocks to 2030 agenda Expanded view of […]
Upon receiving a dire call about the situation in Haiti in the beginning of April, five Catholic Sister NGO’s and Clarition Fathers began to research Haiti. Little did we know when we ventured off into this new world for all of us, how deeply immersed we would become. It was as if something obsessed us […]
This is a continuation of the UN Update of June 23, 2021, on the High Level Political Forum. The High-Level Political Forum has two major goals: To provide political leadership, guidance and recommendations on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of the forum a ministerial declaration is created at the end of […]