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 October 2019, Adrian Dominican Sister Durstyne Farnan, OP, has given voice to the Dominican family on issues of concern as they are addressed at the United Nations. Sister Durstyne ministers as the Dominican Sisters Conference (DSC) representative at the United Nations. “My goal is to assist Dominican women in bringing their voice to the […]
Friday, August 26th was the completion of the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty Review. It did not provide much opportunity for civil society to join the multiple conversations on nuclear weapons. It was a tense month, and the outcome was incomplete in many ways. A lengthy document was submitted by France on behalf of 55 countries, which included the […]
The deliberations on a healthy environment at the UN began last October 8, 2021, when the UN Human Rights Council adopted resolution 48/13 recognizing that a clean, healthy and sustainable environment is a human right. On Thursday, July 28, 2022, the United Nations General Assembly in New York declared that everyone on the planet has […]
The High-level Political forum closed July 15 at 6:30 PM. Conference room four in the United Nations building was full. The Nation State Members were present as well as those of us in the NGO balcony. A remarkable attendance. The Ministerial Declaration of the high-level segment of the 2022 session of the Economic and Social […]
Theme: “Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID- 19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. July 5-15, 2022 The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the main setting of the United Nations follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Goals, to assure the fulfillment of […]
After four years, the creation of the Global Compact for Migration countries have completed their review of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (GCM). The Global Compact is comprised of 23 Objectives. Each day during the Forum, the GCM focused on different objectives of the Compact that made for a rich and […]