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February 2018

As members of the Dominican Sisters in Committed Collaboration, we stand behind this statement on the need for more effective gun control legislation in our country. Read more....

Two new Postulants enter Sparkill Congregation in Pakistan. Read more....

Remembering the Sparkill Dominican Sisters who went home to God in 2017. Read more....

January 2018

Dominican Sisters host Ecumenical Peace Prayer at Dominican Convent wtih members of the St. Charles AME Zion Church of Sparkill, NY. Read more....

Sisters advocate for Immigrants' Rights at Nyack, NY Rally. Read more....

As members of the Dominican Sisters in Committed Collaboration, we stand behind this statement on the Trump Administration’s Expansion of Offshore Drilling. Read more....

December 2017

Growing Associate program continues to advance the Sisters' mission. Read more....
Winners announced of November Calendar Raffle Fundraiser. Read more....

Advent Resources for 2017. Read more....

November 2017

Support Sparkill on Giving Tuesday 2017! Read more....
Sparkill Congregation joins 161 US Catholic Community Leaders in delivering Climate Change letter to President Trump and Congress. Read more....

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....

 

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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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