Vocation Profile - Dominican Cloistered Nuns

Dominican Cloistered Nuns

Sr. Mary Peter O.P.
Prioress
29575 Middlebelt Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

248-626-8321
smpeterop@myway.com
www.opnuns-fh.org

International?No
Professed members32
Year founded1906
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federation

(Arch)dioceses
Detroit, MI
Mission
The whole life of the Dominican Cloistered nuns is harmoniously ordered to the continual remembrance of God. Called by the Lord, we strive to have the same mind as Christ Jesus through the daily celebration of the Eucharist, and the Divine Office. By daily recitation of the Rosary in community, by private prayer, reading and meditation on the Sacred Scripture, in silence and stillness, in Eucharistic adoration, we earnestly seek the face of the Lord and never cease making intercession with Him that all men and women might be saved. As Dominican nuns, we are consecrated to God by solemn vows and have papal enclosure.
Qualifications
Single woman; practicing Catholic; good physical and mental health; fidelity and love for the Church; ability to live in community and in solitude; an attraction to prayer and the things of God.
Formation
Postulancy of 12 months, followed by a novitiate of 2 years, then temporary vows of 3 years, and then permanent vows.
Age range/limit
21-40
Belated vocations?
No

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