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Patti McCallion, Newest Sparkill Dominican Associate

We welcome our newest Associate, Patti McCallion. She made her first commitment as a Sparkill Dominican Associate, Thursday, October 7, at the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill celebration of Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary in Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel in Dominican Convent, Sparkill, NY. Sister Mary Murray, president of the congregation, received […]

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Aquinas High School Graduates Its Final Class

After ninety-eight years of educating young women in the Bronx, Aquinas High School held its final Commencement Exercises on June 10. The Class of 2021 included thirty-seven seniors and nine juniors who took classes last summer to meet graduation requirements a year early. Aquinas High School Mission Educating and inspiring young women for a lifetime […]

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Albertus Magnus High School names its first Financial Hardship Scholarship after Sister Miriam Joseph Schaub

On February 4, 2021 Albertus Magnus High School announced the creation of a fund to assist currently enrolled students facing unforeseen financial hardship. The kickoff scholarship available for 2021 has been named after Sparkill Dominican Sister Miriam Joseph Schaub for exemplifying the highest standards of Catholic education, compassion, and dedication throughout her career.  “The unprecedented […]

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Dominican Sisters of Sparkill Celebrate Three Kings’ Day and Remember Migrant Families

As part of their One to One Learning ministry, which provides supportive services to Latino, Haitian and other immigrants in Rockland County, the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill celebrated Three Kings’ Day (“Día de los Reyes Magos”) on January 6. In doing so, they joined millions of Hispanic families across the world who mark the Feast […]

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Dominican Sisters of Sparkill Join Climate Solutions Funds Initiative

Leaders of 16 Dominican Sisters congregations gathered at Morgan Stanley’s global headquarters on Times Square to kick off the Climate Solutions Funds initiative on June 18, 2018.  Dominican Sisters of Sparkill 175 Route 340 Sparkill, NY 10976 Contact:  Brenda Pérez  Director, Communications Dominican Sisters of Our Lady of the Rosary bperez@sparkill.org  For immediate release:  ON […]

Our Pakistan community celebrates the Silver Jubilee of Sister Catherine Bashir

On Saturday, October 31, our Sisters in Pakistan gathered in St. Cecilia Church in Loreto for the celebration of Sister Catherine Bashir’s Silver Jubilee as a Dominican Sister of Sparkill. We will be with her in spirit and prayer as Bishop Benny Mario Travas celebrates a Mass of Thanksgiving for Sister Catherine’s 25 years of […]

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The New York State Office for the Aging recognizes Sister Ursula Joyce for her outstanding volunteer contributions

Sister Ursula Joyce, Executive Director of Thorpe Village and Dowling Gardens senior living residences in Sparkill, NY, was among 87 volunteers recognized by the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) during the annual Older New Yorkers’ Day celebration on November 17. During a virtual ceremony, NYSOFA Director Greg Olsen praised this year’s honorees from across New […]

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Our Pakistan Community celebrates Renewal of Vows for three of our young Sisters

We are delighted to share with you a few photos from our Pakistan community celebration for the Renewal of Vows of three of our young Sisters. The celebration was held on November 8, 2020 at St. Cecilia Church in Loreto, Pakistan.

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Sisters Celebrate their Growing Presence in Pakistan

Sisters Celebrate their Growing Presence in Pakistan.  Read more.

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Cardinal Joseph Tobin presented the Dr. J.T. Lou Lecture in Dominican Convent: “Softened Hearts: Catholic Identity in a Polarized America”

Cardinal Joseph Tobin presented the Dr. J.T. Lou Lecture in Dominican Convent: “Softened Hearts: Catholic Identity in a Polarized America.”  Read more and see video of the presentation.   

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