centuries ago St. Dominic de Guzman, inspired by the Holy Spirit
in response to the needs of his time, founded an Order with the
mission of preaching for the salvation of souls. Dominicís love
for God and neighbor continues to inspire the Dominican Sisters
of St. Cecilia Congregation today, as they joyfully embrace the
Churchís call to the new evangelization through the apostolate
of teaching. The Sisters have the privilege of serving over
16,000 students in 41 schools in the United States, Canada,
Australia, and Italy. Under the protection and guidance of Mary,
the Sisters seek to live in fidelity to the Church and bring
souls of today to know and love Jesus.
1860 in Nashville, Tennessee the Congregation of St. Cecilia
today numbers nearly 300 Sisters who live a
contemplative-apostolic life of community, study, and apostolic
service in a monastic framework that fosters contemplation. The
Congregation is marked by a spirit of joy, love for the Church,
and devotion to truth.
should be between the ages of 18-30 and have at least a high
school diploma. Good physical and mental health are required.