St. Catharine Farm is an ecological ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Peace. In keeping with our 2022 Chapter Commitments and our Congregational Commitment to reducing the impact of global climate change, we support actions, programs and legislation on all levels to protect Earth’s climate.
Placing St. Catharine Farm into an ecological trust in 2022 demonstrates our dedication to the preservation of Earth and her beauty.
The Dominican Sisters of Peace minister in 27 dioceses and Nigeria, serving the people of God with education, spiritual education and counsel, social services, health care, and care of Creaton.
The Congregation has motherhouses in Kansas, Kentucky, and Ohio. Our Generalate, or Congregational headquarters, is located on Airport Drive in the Shephard neighborhood of Columbus, OH, five minutes from the John Glenn International Airport. Our closest neighbor is Ohio Dominican University, which we founded in 1911.
The Dominican Sisters of Peace seek to heal the wounded Body of Christ in every way we can. Inspired by the Preface of the Mass for the Feast of Christ the King, it is truly our desire to joyfully advance God’s “Reign of truth and life, of holiness and grace, of justice, love and peace.”
Demonstrating practical applications of ecology, this 130-acre farm and education center is a living laboratory based on principles of spirituality, social justice, and environmental protection, while supporting a 210-family Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Project.
Heartland Farm is a Christian community committed to working for the healing and care of the Earth and its inhabitants. Members of the community are committed to exploring and living the principles of community, simple living, nonviolence, justice and peace, and the nurturing of all God’s creation.
Featuring diverse habitats, wildlife, and native flora, as well as chemical-free naturally grown gardens, greenhouses, beehives, free-range turkeys, chickens and sheep, a turf labyrinth, and a system of walking trails, this 160 acres of greenspace is a place of peace, natural beauty, and spiritual refreshment for harried souls.
An independent, co-educational, ecumenical Catholic school with programs for grades pre-K through 8.
A co-educational preschool/kindergarten and an all-girls elementary and middle school. Preschool, Kindergarten, & Elementary School.
The Center offers retreats for women and men, workshops, and presentations to enhance your spiritual life and growth. Retreats are also offered for those in 12-step programs on topics of alcoholism, abuse, and eating issues.
Heartland Center provides meals, overnight accommodations, and meeting space for individuals, church organizations, and nonprofit groups who are interested in spiritual enrichment, educational programs, staff development, conferences, and retreats.
Assisted-living apartments serving the elderly.
Housing units for senior citizens and disabled.
Independent living apartments for senior citizens who need assisted living.
Martin de Porres Center offers a contemplative and affordable meeting space for spiritual, artistic, and educational programming, as well as spiritual direction and adult literacy tutoring.
A sign of Dominican Sisters of Peace’s commitment to New Orleans, the Peace Center provides outreach and a place of peace and caring for residents surrounding the center. The Peace Center also provides enrichment programs for persons of all ages in the neighborhood.
A direct ministry with the poor serving as liaison with existing community resources.
An adult literacy center serving ESL, ABE, and GED students.
An adult literacy center serving largely Latino and Polish immigrants.
A literacy center especially for Latino adults.