Dominican Sisters of Sparkill

Women making a difference

The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill live their mission as joyful women of prayer and compassion who proclaim the Reign of God through ministry for justice and reverence for all creation.

Reflections – Contemplatio

Foundation Day & Jubilee Celebration, 2024

Sister Aileen Donovan preaching on Foundation Day, 2024 Following are reflections shared by Sister Aileen Donovan on Mass at Dominican Convent on the occasion of our congregational Foundation Day and Sister’s Jubilee celebration. Good morning. How good it is to be together in celebration! Our 2016 Direction Statement began, “Filled with the Spirit and compelled […]

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Sister Anne Connelly

2024 Jubilarians

On May 5, 2024, we honored those celebrating 60, 65, 70, 75, and 80 years of religious life as Dominican...
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Moms Demand Action Advocacy Day

Tuesday May 7th I had the opportunity to take part in a Legislative Advocacy Day in Albany organized by Moms...
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What’s New in Multan?

The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill serving in Multan, Pakistan, are busy educating 230 pupils in the Dominican Middle School. Many...
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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...

What We Care About

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A Journey to Freedom

Afghan refugees, gathered in San Antonio, have come here with little more than the shirts on their backs. Most have...
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Your Prayers Heard and Answered…

The call came in a letter from LCWR (The Leadership Conference of Women Religious) looking for more volunteers to help...
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Widening the Pegs of My Tent

My experience of volunteering with Catholic Charities of San Antonio was truly one of "widening the pegs of my tent."...

Living Our Mission

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We are part of a worldwide Dominican Family established by Saint Dominic in the 13th Century.

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We recognize the connection between the cry of the poor and the cry of the planet. We work to make a difference by promoting gospel justice, defending human rights, and protecting and caring for the planet.

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Sparkill Sisters in St. Louis

There but for the grace of God…

Social Justice Ministry has been active in my home Archdiocese of St. Louis for my entire life. As I look...
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