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Associates – More Than a Partnership

book-1209805 640REFLECTION - Associate life is more than a mere partnership with the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Webster’s Dictionary defines the word associate as a “partner, ally, or affiliate.” In fact, a mere dictionary definition limits our Dominican charism. The Holy Spirit, not Webster, defines us as Associates. The four pillars of Dominican life are prayer, study, community...


Looking for an English Translator

traduzioneNEWS 2016 - To the Superiors General of the UISG. Dear Sisters, As you well know, there are four UISG official languages: Italian, English, French and Spanish which permit us to maintain a flow of communication with the greater part of the Superiors General throughout the world. We also have the UISG Bulletin that is published in seven languages...


UISG Canonical Consultation Service

merlettiUISG - The UISG is pleased to announce the availability of our Canonical Consultation Service during the month of November 2016. Sr Tiziana Merletti, sfp, a Canon Lawyer from Italy, has very kindly agreed to be available to meet with UISG members during the following days: November 14-15-16-17-18 ; Location: UISG  – 2nd Floor; Time: 9.30 am – 12.30 pm and 2.00 pm – 3.30 pm...


UISG - Assembly of the Rome Constellation 2017

Roma-Costellazione-300x298UISG - Dear Sisters, We still remember the days spent together during the Plenary Assembly of the UISG, last May 2016, days of enrichment for all of us while reflecting on the theme: Weaving Global Solidarity for Life. During the Plenary Assembly the dialogue in language groups of the Rome Constellation was also very enriching.  In that occasion the desire of all of us to continue...


#sistertoall campain

SisterstoAll-4-223x300UISG - Catholic Sisters: Research Reveals Respect. In 2015, Anderson Robbins Research conducted a market research study, "Perceptions Toward Catholic Sisters in the United States". The study showed that while sisters are widely respected and highly admired, there’s so much more to learn. Below are some key highlights from the research...


Pax Christi International supports the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

pax christiNEWS 2016 - This week, 18-24 September, is the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel. This annual observance of a week of prayer, education, and advocacy calls participants to work for an end to the illegal occupation of Palestine, so that Palestinians and Israelis can finally live in peace. It has been 68 years since the creation of the State of Israel.


There’s No Winner in War, Says Pope; Even the Victors Lose

papa assisiMESSAGES - We can all be artisans of peace, Pope Francis affirmed at the closing ceremony of today’s World Day of Prayer for Peace in Assisi. And we must be artisans of peace because, he said, even the victors in a war are losers. The meeting, which brought the Pope back to Assisi despite a recent visit to the town Aug. 4 for the eighth centenary...


Comboni missionaries reflect on urban ministry in Africa

pastorale urbanaREFLECTION - The Comboni missionaries from seven provinces of English-speaking Africa and Mozambique (APDESAM) gathered from 5th to 10th September 2016 in Pretoria for a workshop on Urban Ministry. They were joined by four lay women from two urban parishes of the Comboni missionaries in South Africa. Fr. Mariano Tibaldo represented...


Br. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, ordained Archbishop

pierbattistaNEWS 2016 - The Church of the Holy Land and Bergamo united in joy and thanksgiving this Saturday, September 10, 2016, when Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, OFM, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, was ordained Archbishop in the Cathedral of Bergamo. “I want to be a bishop for all, for those who are entrusted...




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