The fine arts have always been greatly esteemed and utilized by the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) as an expression of its ministry to praise, to bless, and to preach. Sister Mary Grace has attempted to blend the contemplative and artistic into one in living out her Dominican monastic vocation. Her over fifty years as a Dominican Nun have provided opportunities to broaden her use of various art media including sculpture, painting, woodcarving and printmaking in giving expression to religious and scriptural themes. Sister invites you to visit a “virtual gallery” of her artwork at www.sistermarygrace.artspan.com .
Sister Mary Columba, OPSister Emmanuella, OP
Sister Emmanuella grew up in the Detroit area and is the oldest of five children. She entered the nearby Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament right after high school because she wanted to spend her life ‘thinking about God.’
‘Thinking about God’ has been a marvelous journey of adventure and discovery, all within the confines . . . Read more
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As Nuns of the Order of Preachers founded by St Dominic in 1206, we give ourselves to contemplation of the Word, incarnate in our world.