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
This Year’s Priority Theme: Creating full and productive employment and decent work for all as a way of overcoming inequalities to accelerate the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. From September to December the NGO CSOD committee has been holding education sessions in preparation for […]
International Day of the Girl is celebrated each year on October 11th as declared by the United Nations as a way to give girls a platform to raise their voices and demand equality of rights, education, and health, and to commemorate underprivileged girls. This year was the International Day of the Girls’ 10th Anniversary and […]
November 6-18th is the COP 27 meeting in Egypt. Sister Sharon Zayac shares an introduction to this important next step in saving our planet. A huge delegation of people will be in Egypt at the foot of Mt Sinai where the monks of St. Catherine have been in continuous prayer for 17 centuries. The first official […]
One of the greatest tasks of the global community is the eradication of poverty. Eradication of poverty is the First of the SDG’s. The theme for this year’s International Day of Eradication of poverty is: Dignity for All in Practice: The Commitments We Make Together for Social Justice, Peace, and the Planet. The key word of […]
Hello, My name is Jill Buffetta. I am a junior at Marymount Manhattan College double majoring in International Studies and Politics and Human Rights. For the Fall 2022 semester I have the honor of interning with Sister Dusty at the Dominican Leadership Conference, an NGO in consultative status with ECOSOC. Over the past weekend I […]
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 […]