Institute on Religious Life

Vocation Profile - Dominican Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary

Dominican Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary

Sr. Joseph Maria O.P.
Novice Mistress
543 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

908-273-1228
vocations@summitdominicans.org
www.summitdominicans.org

International?Yes
Professed members16
Year founded1919
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federationAssociation of the Nuns of the Order of Preachers in U.S.

(Arch)dioceses
Newark, NJ
International
Yes
Mission
Consecrated to a life of prayer and praise, we cloistered Dominican nuns share in the redemptive work of Christ in the heart of the Order of Preachers. Our primary mission is to pray for the salvation of souls, and to support the preaching mission of the Dominican friars. We follow the Rule of St. Augustine in "oneness of mind and heart," and live the traditional monastic observances of daily Eucharist, Divine Office, lectio divina, private prayer, and study and work. We also have the privilege of perpetual adoration and perpetual Rosary.
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
Aspirancy of one year with a live-in experience of three to six weeks; postulancy of one year; novitiate of two years; temporary vows six years.
Age range/limit
20-35
Belated vocations?
No