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We invite you to look at our New Digital Media Platform, which offers an accessible and trustworthy portal of relevant and informational resources to aid Catholic educators and young families in their educational pursuits.

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Through profession of the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, along with a contemplative emphasis on Eucharistic adoration and Marian devotion, our community exists for the salvation of souls and the building of the Church throughout the world.

Announcement of New Prioress General and Council

On June 22nd, the delegates for the General Chapter of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist held their elections for the Prioress General, which was witnessed by Bishop Earl Boyea, the ordinary of the Diocese of Lansing. Mother Amata Veritas Ellenbecker, O.P. was elected the new Prioress General. She succeeds Mother Mary Assumpta Long, O.P. The elections for the General Council were also held. The Councilors are as follows: Vicaress General: Sister Mary Michael Carlton, O.P.Second Councilor: Sister John Dominic Rasmussen, O.P.Third Councilor: Sister Louis Marie Zogg, O.P.Fourth Councilor: Sister Elizabeth Ann O’Reilly, O.P.Secretary General: Sister Louis Marie Zogg, O.P.Bursar General: Sister John Dominic Rasmussen, O.P. We are tremendously grateful for the valiant and heroic leadership of Mother Mary Assumpta Long, O.P., Sr. Mary Samuel Handwerker, O.P. Sr. Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz ,O.P. Sr. John Dominic Rasmussen, O.P. and Sr. Maria Faustina Showalter, O.P. for the past seven years. The founding Sisters have established a firm foundation which will continue in the spirit of St. Dominic.


Education in Virtue

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Learn about Missions + Initiatives

Our Current Missions

As Christians, we’re all meant to be on a mission! Our Sisters are located all across the country. SEE CURRENT MISSIONS

Upcoming Retreats

Hundreds of young women are deepening their spiritual life and learning about the Church. VIEW UPCOMING RETREATS

Our Expansion

With gratitude to God for our growth in vocations, we have been blessed to extend our witness of religious life. LEARN MORE

Upcoming Events

July, 2021
Christ the King Catholic Church / Ann Arbor, MI
July, 2021
Christ the King Catholic Church / Ann Arbor, MI
October, 2021
November, 2021


2021 Perpetual Religious Profession
21 July 2021 / Christ the King Catholic Church
2021 Perpetual Religious Profession
2021 First Religious Profession
23 July 2021 / Christ the King Catholic Church
2021 First Religious Profession

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