From a sign at the Sisters’ Cemetery at Sinsinawa Mounds, the Mother house for the Sinsinawa Dominicans:
Sinsinawa Mounds is the beginning, the middle, and the end of the sisters’ story. This is their home. They profess their vows here and then embark on missions to create better choices and tomorrows for many people. Periodically they come home for reflection, renewal, and reconnection. After most of their work is done, they return home to spend restful, yet joyful, days in prayer, study, and contemplation.
Most of the Sinsinawa Dominican sisters are buried here. The Mound is their everlasting resting place and the gateway to their everlasting home with God.
I was impressed by the quiet, the solemnity, and the beauty of these surroundings tucked away in southwest Wisconsin. It was a place which seemed appropriate for quiet and introspection.