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.
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News & Updates
At the 62nd Commission for Social Development, I had the privilege to join Sister Dusty Farnan of the Dominican Leadership Conference at the Civil Society Forum. The panel, donned with highly esteemed guests was a continuous fountain of information from multiple international perspectives. These leaders in social reform and innovation spoke to the importance of […]
We are a week away from the Commission on Social Development 62. On Monday, January 29th, the Civil Society NGO will host the Bureau and UN Mission States for a breakfast to share with them our NGO Civil Society Declaration as well as the side events being held on and off-site at the UN and […]
The UN 2024 roster is full. The schedule includes the following: The 62nd session of the Commission on Social Development will take place February 5-11th in New York. The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development.To read more about the Commission please click here. Fostering social development and […]
December 11-15, 2023, was a historic week at the UN. It celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights. The more I ponder these rights, especially during this volatile time in our world with two world wars ongoing, Ukraine/Russia and Israel/Hamas, and the atrocities committed it is a reminder to us all to […]
Each month, the Justice Coalition of Religious (JCOR) at the UN sponsors a community hour on the Second Friday of the Month. December’s community hour will focus on health. The next Community Hour is December 8th at 9:00 AM EST. In the lead-up to the International Universal Health Coverage Day, we want to open up a […]
New York, New York, November 15, 2023 – Perhaps one of the best-kept secrets of the United Nations is a set of objectives that it’s been working on since 2015: its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). That’s one situation that Sister Durstyne Farnan, OP, Dominican Representative to the United Nations, hopes to rectify soon. Originally […]