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
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 […]
So, what exactly is the (HLPF) High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development? It is the core of United Nations platform. It is a progress report on the 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This meeting will take place from July 6- 15th as part of the high-level segment of the Council. The theme […]
Sr. Marcela Soto, OP, the International Dominican Justice and Peace Coordinator for Latin America, shares an account of COVID-19 in Bolivia, where she is from. She is working with the Dominicans in participating in Pope Francis Laudato Si’s seven-year action plan. Please keep the people in your prayers.
In this UN Update, we review the last three Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in preparation for the High-Level Political Forum. These are goals: 12: sustainable consumption and production; 16: promote just, peaceful, and inclusive societies and 17: the revitalization of global partnerships for sustainable development. You will note that SDG 17 is what links all […]
Many of us have been focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) through the lens of Laudato Si this past week. This week we look at three additional Sustainable Goals that will be assessed during the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) July 6-15, 2021. SDG goal three addresses healthy lives and “promotes well-being for all at […]