Dominican Sisters

The St. Cecilia Congregation was founded in 1860 when four Dominican sisters from Ohio came to Nashville to open St. Cecilia Academy as a boarding school for young women. They opened Overbrook School in 1936. They preside over all three schools – Overbrook, St. Cecilia and Aquinas College – of The Dominican Campus.

Since coming to Nashville in 1860, the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation have fulfilled their vocational mission of education, leading students to a deeper knowledge of their faith, their heritage, and their responsibilities as members of society. The Dominican Sisters live by the four pillars of the Dominican charism: prayer, study, community and preaching.

To learn more about the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia, please visit their website.


    • MonFeb18 President's Day
    • MonFeb18 Winter Break - School Closed
    • FriFeb22 NJHS Mass 8:00 AMOverbook Gym
    • FriFeb22 NJHS Reception 9:00 AM
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