Our Events

Our calendar of events this year is a bit different due to the circumstances of the pandemic, but we hope you will join us for these upcoming virtual events. Stay tuned by coming back here regularly to see the latest on what’s coming up!


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Pajama and Book Drive

by Sparkill Dominican Associates

Update: Read about our success! Our Associates have launched their third 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…

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Your Kingdom Is Built on Truth and Justice

by Ann M. Garrido, D.Min.

Truth and justice are often connected in scripture but the relationship between them can feel nebulous. Why are the two so often linked? As people deeply concerned about justice, how do we also find the energy to care about truth? Why is the pursuit of truth in our world of…

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Sparks of Light

Sparks of Light Gala 2021

Join us for our sixth annual Sparks of Light Awards Dinner where we recognize those who embody the highest ideals of the Sparkill Dominicans. Registration, schedule, and sponsorship opportunities can be found here.

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Past Events

You might also be interested in these recent past events.


Golf event card 2021

24th Annual Golf Tournament

by Dominican Sisters of Sparkill

A fun-filled day of festivities under one roof: BBQ lunch, a round of scramble golf, and dinner. Registrations are now closed; however, donations are still being accepted.

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Cycling for Peace

by Dominican Sisters of Sparkill

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. Donations still accepted.

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Diversity is Our Strength

by Dr. Jeannine Hill Fletcher Th.D.

A thought-provoking journey through our long history as a nation wrestling with issues of racial justice and religious freedom. A Dr. J.T. Vincent Lou Lecture.

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Softened Hearts: Catholic Identity in a Polarized America

by Cardinal Joseph Tobin CSsR

A reflection on the harsh treatment of immigrants and other marginalized groups and draws on the teaching of Pope Francis to point to a way forward. A Dr. J.T. Vincent Lou Lecture.

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Dr. Elizabeth Johnson

Is God’s Charity Broad Enough for Bears?

by Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, Ph.D.

An exploration of action for ecojustice as an intrinsic part of Christian Faith. A Dr. J.T. Vincent Lou Lecture. View on Youtube.

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Dorothy Day, Oscar Romero, and the New Faces of Holiness Today

by Robert Ellsberg

Robert Ellsberg, award-winning author of many books on saints, examines the meaning of sainthood and the models of holiness necessary for our time. A Dr. J.T. Vincent Lou Lecture. View on YouTube.

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On-Demand Lectures

Made possible by a generous gift, the Dr. J.T. Vincent Lou Lectures are held twice a year, one in the Fall and one in the Spring. They are free and open to the public. These presentations by renowned lecturers offer the opportunity to explore important issues in light of Catholic Social Teaching. Our past lectures are available on YouTube for viewing.

As always, we are thankful to the many people who make these events possible and for your continued interest and support.

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