• No sister act: Nuns’ album tops charts in time for Christmas

    No sister act: Nuns’ album tops charts in time for Christmas

    • Nov 29, 2017

    A new album from the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, features 16 songs that span from the 5th century to present day and represent the music of 10 countries.

  • Memento mori – How religious orders remember death

    Memento mori – How religious orders remember death

    • Oct 31, 2017

    The phrase “Memento mori” (remember your death) became popular in medieval Christianity – death was especially poignant as the plague spread throughout Europe and Asia, killing millions of people within the span of just a few years. “Memento mori” was such a popular religious theme in this period that it inspired a genre of art, music and literature.

  • ‘Tis the season: Dominican Sisters climb charts with new Christmas album

    ‘Tis the season: Dominican Sisters climb charts with new Christmas album

    • Oct 29, 2017

    “Because we can’t be with everyone during Christmas and not everyone can come here to the Motherhouse, we wanted to invite people into our special celebrations and traditions for honoring Our Lord’s birth through this music, which is certainly a beautiful manner of doing so,” said Sister Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz, O.P, co-foundress of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, of their new Christmas album.