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Saints and Saintly Dominicans, Catherine of Siena

Monday, April 29, is the Feast of Saint Catherine of Siena. Sister Margaret Palliser will answer the question: “Who was Catherine of Siena and what might her message be for us today?” Join us to learn more about this amazing 14th century Dominican powerhouse.

Saints and Saintly Dominicans is a series of reflections on men and women from our rich Catholic Tradition, including well- known saints (many from our Dominican Family) as well as newer faces among those whom the Church recognizes as “holy.”

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Haiti Vigil and Fundraiser

We invite you to join us in a Prayer Vigil and Fundraiser for Haiti on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at 1:30 PM ET at Dominican Convent in Sparkill, NY. Please Click Here to make a donation to our Haiti Fund. Since 2010 we have been connected to the people of Haiti through ministry trips to Duval

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Jesus Christ: Expanding our View

Please Click Here to join this Zoom event featuring presenter and noted theologian Sr. Carla Mae Streeter, OP on April 25, 2024 at 6:30 PM ET. Here Sr. Carla Mae will offer Theological background to help prepare preachers to proclaim the Good News. Sr. Carla Mae Streeter, O.P., Th.D., is presently Professor Emerita of Systematic

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Laudato Si’ Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

The Dominican Sisters invite you to pray the Stations of the Cross with us on Monday, March 25, 2024. Please join our Sisters, Associates and faith community via Zoom or YouTube. This version of the The Stations of the Cross in the wake of our climate crisis has been Created by The Metro New York

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Contemplation with Creation

Join us either in person or on Zoom for an evening of Contemplation with Creation. Thursday, March 21, 6:00 – 7:30 PM ET. Lead by Facilitator Christina Leaño, Associate Director, Laudato Si’ Movement, Meditation Teacher, and Retreat Leader. Please RSVP to Maria Guy to attend in person at 845-359-4163 or Mguy@sparkill.org. RSVP to Sr. Jeanne

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Ribbons of Remembrance Prayer Vigil

Ribbons of Remembrance

We and our interfaith partners, particularly Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Pearl River, have been holding prayer vigils for victims of mass shootings in the United States for the past two years. As we read the names, ages and home of each person killed, we held sacred space and then some of our group tied

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Associates’ Reflection Day

“Through poetry, personal reflections, scripture, music and table sharing we hope to show how God’s grace is not limited by sorrow and difficulty. It shines like a strand of gold mixed in with the multicolored threads. We hope you will see that the Master Weaver’s hands move with infinite love. God, our Master Weaver is

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Lenten Vespers Invitation

Lenten Vespers

The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill gather in Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel each of the first 5 Sundays of Lent to pray Solemn Evening Prayer (also known as “Vespers”). You are invited to join us in person or in spirit as we sing our praise and our petitions to our loving God during this

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when i was hungry

Food Drive 2024

94,000 People who live in Rockland County are above the Federal Poverty Level, but need help affording food for themselves & their families.

We are sponsoring a Food Drive in February, which is a time in the year when Food Pantry donations are limited.

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Pajama and Book Drive

Our Associates have launched their seventh annual Pajama & Book Drive, a project to collect pajamas and books for children who go to bed each night having to wear the clothing they wore all day because either they are living in shelters or their families lack the resources to provide them with sleepwear. In collaboration

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november calendar raffle, 2023

November Calendar Raffle

Dear Friends, This year’s Calendar Raffle offered you 72 chances to win. Each day, a Sister will drew one or more winning tickets—with the $2,500 Grand Prize Winner to be selected on Thursday, November 30. Your prayers and support have enabled us to bring new life to our mission and work of education, healthcare, and

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End Gun Violence

On Oct 24, 2022, one terrorized girl said she was eye-to-eye with the shooter before his gun apparently jammed and she was able to run out. This shooting in St. Louis is one of many happening across the United States. As people of faith, we will gather together for a public action to end gun

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Sparks of Light Gala 2023

At our eighth annual Sparks of Light Awards Dinner, we recognized those who embody the highest ideals of the Sparkill Dominicans. This year we returned as a live event to The Rockleigh on November 9, 2023. The link below will allow you to view the video, the digital journal, and information about our honorees.

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June Rosary for Peace

Rosary for Peace, June 2023

The Dominican Sisters invite you to attend our monthly Rosary for Peace. You may pray with us on Zoom or view on YouTube. The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer that reflects on profound events (“Mysteries”) in the lives of Mary and Jesus that are remembered throughout the liturgical year. The repetition in the Rosary is

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'Boy on the Run' Event

Boy on the Run Film & Discussion

On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 6:30 PM the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill will be showing, ‘Boy on the Run: An Extraordinary Film of Survival’. Facing horrific circumstances, including the Nazi invasion of his native, Czechoslovakia, separation from family, and the impact of Antisemitism in 1940s Europe, Paul Galan recounts his story of survival as

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April Rosary invite

Rosary for Peace, April 2023

The Dominican Sisters invite you to attend our monthly Rosary for Peace. You may pray with us on Zoom or view on YouTube. The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer that reflects on profound events (“Mysteries”) in the lives of Mary and Jesus that are remembered throughout the liturgical year. The repetition in the Rosary is

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Rosary for Peace Invite

Rosary for Peace, Mar 2023

The Domican Sisters invite you to attend our monthly Rosary for Peace. You may pray with us on Zoom or view on YouTube. The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer that reflects on profound events (“Mysteries”) in the lives of Mary and Jesus that are remembered throughout the liturgical year. The repetition in the Rosary is

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Rosary for Peace, Feb 28

Rosary for Peace, Feb 2023

The Domican Sisters invite you to attend our monthly Rosary for Peace. You may pray with us on Zoom or view on YouTube. The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer that reflects on profound events (“Mysteries”) in the lives of Mary and Jesus that are remembered throughout the liturgical year. The repetition in the Rosary is

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Cycling for Peace Cancellation Notice

Cycling for Peace

Pull out your bicycle, get on your peloton or stationary bike, and ride to change the world. This virtual event supports the Sisters’ work to bring peace through their ministries. Join the Sisters at Rockland Lake on September 9, 2023! Ride with us to change the world through peacebuilding.

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Dominican Sisters Food Drive

Food Drive

The Sisters will hold a food drive from Monday, January 24 until Monday, February 14. Last year we were able to collect 1,550 pounds of dried and canned goods, which were distributed to pantries around Rockland County.

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Sparks of Light

Sparks of Light Gala 2021

At our sixth annual Sparks of Light Awards Dinner we recognized those who embody the highest ideals of the Sparkill Dominicans. The link below will allow you to view the video, the digital journal, and information about our honorees. See the Highlights from the Sparks of Light Gala 2021 here.

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