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September 2017

Sparkill supports statement issued by Leadership Conference of Women Religious urging Congress to take action to support Dreamers. Read more....

August 2017

Sparkill Congregation issues public statement in response to the recent violence in Charlottesville, VA. Read more....
Sparkill celebrates its newest Centenarian! Read more....
Dominican Family News: Iraqi Dominican Sisters begin rebuilding their lives upon the 3rd anniversary of their displacement from Quaraqosh, Iraq. Read more....

 

July 2017

Sparkill mourns the tragic loss of Pakistani Sister, Violet Sampour. Read more....

 

June 2017

Sisters In the News: Recent stories of Sisters making headlines. Read more....
Community celebrates Dominican Convent's 50th Anniversary. Read more....
2017 Golden Jubilarians honored! Read more....
As members of the Dominican Sisters Conference, we join with Dominicans nationwide in strongly opposing President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Read the statement here....

 

May 2017

Haiti Mission Team departs for Haiti trip. Read more....
2017 Diamond Jubilarians honored! Read more....
Aquinas High School Trustees Name New President. Read press release....
Sisters attend May Day Rally promoting Immigrants and Workers Rights. Read more....

 

April 2017

As members of the Dominican Sisters Conference, we support this official statement released regarding the Executive Order that "rolls back the Clean Power Plan and encourages increased coal production." Read the statement here....

 

March 2017

Sisters In the News: Sr. Maureen Bradshaw, Director of Thorpe Senior Center, awarded for her outstanding service to humanity. Read more....

 

February 2017

Sisters In the News: 3 Dominican Sisters of Sparkill to be honored in upcoming Throggs Neck St. Patrick's Day Parade. Read more....
20th Anniversary of One to One Learning, Inc. - Sparkill Congregation's local ministry assisting Immigrants. Read more....
Sisters participate in closing celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the Dominican Order. Read more....

Sisters respond to recent Executive Orders by President Trump. Read more....

 

January 2017

Sparkill Congregation now participating in Amazon Smile program. Read more....

Leadership Conference of Women Religious issues statement objecting to President Trump's executive orders on immigration and refugee resettlement. Read more....
Sisters, Associates and friends reflect on the Women's March in NYC. Read more....
100 Days of Prayer is underway. Read more....
Sisters join in prayer for the 58th Presidential Inauguration. Read more....

 

December 2016

Sisters In the News: Several Sisters recently received honors and/or were featured in the news. Read more....
View the Christmas/New Year video message from the Dominican Sisters and Associates of Sparkill and our Partners in Mission! Watch video....
An Update from Haiti, post-Hurricane Matthew. Read more....

A Dominican Life – 100 Years in the Making. Sparkill celebrates a new Centenarian! Read more....

 

November 2016

2 new Associates make commitments to Sparkill Community in NY. Read more....

 

October 2016

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill stand in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read more....

Global Sisters Report "Q & A with a Sister" features Sr. Valorie Lordi - Keeping an eye on Haiti post-Hurricane Matthew. Read more....
Sister Valorie Lordi shares about Haiti's continuing struggle in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Global Sisters Report article. Read more....
2016 Jubilarians Honored! Read more....

August 2016

Sparkill Dominican leads Parish Community in building of new Catholic school. Read more....
Celebrating a 105-year relationship at Epiphany of Our Lord Parish in St. Louis, MO. Read more....
The Congregation celebrates the Feast of St. Dominic and Associates' commitments amidst the 800th Anniversary of the Order. Read more....
Sister Kathleen Donnelly elected to Executive Committee of the Dominican Sisters Conference. Read more....

New York City Seniors enjoy a sing-along at Encore Community Services. Watch video....

July 2016

Artist, Sr. Elizabeth Slenker, awarded the Dominican Institute for the Arts' highest honor. Read more....

Sisters support LCWR's (Leadership Conference of Women Religious) public statment calling for civil discourse on behalf of the common good. Read more....

June 2016

New Leadership Team to guide Sparkill Community into the future. Read more....
Dominican Sisters join voices to STOP THE VIOLENCE in response to the murders of members of the LGBTQ Community in Orlando, FL. Read more....
Sr. June Clare Tracy appointed Executive Director for Catholic Identity in the schools of the Archdiocese of NY. Read more....

Commemoration of St. Mary Magdalene, a Patroness of the Dominican Order, raised to a Feast. Read more....

May 2016

140 Years of Making a Difference! The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill Celebrate Their Journey of Past and Present. Read more....

April 2016

Sisters and Associates Call for Justice for Refugees. Read more....

March 2016

Kerry’s acknowledgement of ISIS’ Genocide gives “moral weight” to Dominicans’ call for protection of Iraq’s minorities and expansion of refugee programs. Read more....

Three New Postulants join Community in Pakistan. Read more....
Dominican Sisters stand and act together on matters of justice and peace. Read more....
St. Louis area Catholic Sisters create thought-provoking billboard campaign to run throughout month of March and National Catholic Sisters Week. Read more....
Rockland County, NY Legislature issues proclamation honoring annual celebration of National Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14. Read more....

 

Other stories of interest...

Falling Waters Preserve, Saugerties, New York
Dominican Sisters partnered with Scenic Hudson to create Falling Waters Preserve in Ulster County. In its annual “Best of Hudson Valley” special issue, the Hudson Valley magazine cited Falling Waters Preserve in Saugerties as the "Best New Park." Read more...

 

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Phone: 845.359.6400

 

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