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
The Dominican Sisters Conference (DSC) is seeking a dynamic and committed Dominican Sister to provide the key leadership and collaboration needed to implement its future planning strategy. Working with the Executive Committee, the new Executive Director will work to implement its roadmap document: “DSC: A Future Stronger and Clearer,” which describes the hopes and goals […]
“THE HIGHEST ASPIRATION A CALL TO ACTION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.” Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres wrote on the occasion of the 75th General Assembly of the UN, September 2020 As I write this reflection, it is the eve of the bombing of Pearl Harbor 79 years ago. It’s hard to believe that […]
“Living in poverty means experiencing intense physical, mental and emotional suffering accompanied by a sense of powerlessness to do anything about it.” Resolution 47/196 voted on December 22, 1992, the General Assembly declared 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This Day gives an opportunity for those living poverty to make their […]
Every year at the UN, the International Day of the Girl is celebrated on October 12th. It is preceded with 11 days of action from October 2 to October 11th. It is a campaign of transformative action, to shine a light on ideas, solutions and unity in support of girl’s rights. This year’s focus is […]
Unlike the last 75 years, the General Assembly this year is totally virtual. This is a huge change for everyone and one that is disappointing. Each head of member states created a prerecording of their country’s 75th Anniversary Statement. In the UN Assembly hall itself is the chair for the day, who calls on the […]
Over the last twenty some years, Dominicans have enlarged their presence at the UN. The Dominicans are at the UN in Geneva, Vienna, Nairobi and New York. UN GENEVA was the first Dominican office at the UN of the friars was in Geneva, Switzerland. It is where Human Rights issues are addressed. Philippe LeBlanc, OP, […]