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Who Can Become a Sister of St. Dominic (Racine Dominican)?

Who Can Become a Sister

A woman applying for admission must be single, Catholic and is ordinarily between the ages of 22 and 50.  She will have completed high school with some college and/or life and work experience beyond high school.  She is asked to give evidence of job stability and/or educational/professional pursuit as well as exhibit a willingness to study and learn.  A woman must be able to contribute to the mission and life of the Congregation. 

To be admitted to candidacy for membership in the congregation, a woman must:
  • Share and live our Christian and Catholic faith
  • Desire to commit herself to sharing our life and mission
  • Be free of all canonical impediments to membership (discussed further with director)
  • Freely choose to enter into discernment with us regarding her call
  • Be formally accepted to candidacy by the executive committee after consultation with the vocation director.

More specific policies will be discussed further upon initial contact with the vocations director.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a sister, check out the following pages:

A day in the life of a sister

The process


Meet some of our sisters