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The Leadership of the Oakford Dominican Sister convened a “Younger Sisters Gathering” at St. Dominic’s Retreat Centre at the Bluff, Durban, South Africa from 1 – 14 August 2019.

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[Translate to English:] Sr. Reinhilde

Sr. Reinhilde always remained open to people's needs, cultivated contacts and took people's concerns with her in prayer. She had a special relationship with God and Our Lady.

As a result of the proposed closing of Dießen, she moved to the “Caritas-Seniorenzentrum St. Martin”, in Lohr, in December…

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[Translate to English:] Abschied und Neubeginn in Dießen

Gratefully, but not without sadness and the sorrow of leave-taking, the Dominican Sisters look back at their 170 years of life and work in Dießen. On 8 March, the parish bade them farewell with a Mass of Thanksgiving.

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Our mission magazine "kontinente" - (in German) - is a good and contemporary way to support our work, our values and our projects. It appears every two months.

In an eight-page insert, we report with four other Dominican Congregations on current issues of interest in our Order. "kontinente" shows …

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[Translate to English:] Sr Melanie besucht Volkersberg

On her 85th birthday, Sr. Melanie Lehn received an invitation to visit Volkersberg Youth Education Centre. This was her former place of work.  She had ministered there for 31 years and had been responsible for the administration of the- then “Landvolkshochschule” (Rural Education Centre.)

"Sr.…

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Five years ago, Dominican Sister Marie-Christopher Wehner returned from Volkersberg to Neustadt. Since then she has supported the parish community of “St. Laurentius am Spessart”.  The parish priest, Father Hermann Becker, thanked Sister in the following words, “With great passion, she visited the…

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Sr Josephine Robecke OP

On Wednesday, 26 June 2019, Sr Josephine Robecke died unexpectedly in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She felt so much better on the morning after she received a stent and was discharged from hospital. She had not felt so well in a long time and looked forward to a few more years of good health.…

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