Rachel Salazar

And Mary’s Yes Continues

Many people wonder what is it about a religious vocation that brings in so many young women.  As the vocation director of our community for its entire 21 years of existence, I have time and again answered these questions: “What is a sister? What do you all do? Why are you here?”  People want to […]

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Music

In an earlier post, we spoke about the good, the true, the beautiful. In this post we focus more on one aspect of this trilogy: music. I love music. I was born, by God’s goodness and designs, in a very musical family. My father was a member of bands when he was growing up; he […]

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Dominican Sisters of Mary ‘Bring Heaven’ to Earth Through Song

Enter the sacred home of the Dominican Sisters of Mary in their third Billboard-topping album, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” to learn what sets this recording apart from the rest.

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The True, The Good, The Beautiful Science, Religion, Art

I want to begin today with a scripture verse from Philippians 4:18 that reads as follows: “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if anything is excellent or praiseworthy, think about such things and the God of peace will be […]

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Christmas is Just Around the Corner! The Dominican Sisters of Mary Wish you a Happy Holidays With Their Rendition of ‘Carol of the Bells’!

Happy holidays from the Dominican Sisters of Mary! Watch the Sisters perform their beautiful rendition of Carol of the Bells.

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The Rosary

I am sure you know what the rosary beads are, and I am sure you carry one with you in your pocket all the time. More than the physical string of beads, the Rosary is also one of the most indulgent prayers as practiced by the Popes and passed down through many centuries. It is […]

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Mother Assumpta (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second of a two-part post where I interview Mother Assumpta Long, O.P., the Mother Superior of our community, the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. If you have not already, you might want to read, listen to, and/or watch Episode 12 before continuing with this episode. Mother and I go […]

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Singing nuns release chart-topping Christmas tunes

Learn how the Dominican Sisters of Mary are lifting people up with the release of their third album, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.

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Mother Assumpta (Part 1 of 2)

Sr. Joseph Andrew: Today is the delight of delights. I get to bring you Mother Assumpta, our Mother Superior. We have known each other most of our lives. Even when I entered the convent as a postulant, Mother Assumpta was my novice mistress and postulant directress, and then even before that she had my earthly […]

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Say Yes: Religious Vocations and ‘Giving God Permission’

Learn how faith leads to joy and much more in Mary’s Yes Continues: Religious Vocations in the New Millennium, a book by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist.

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