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Dominican Volunteers USA Comes to Completion

May 26, 2022

For all that has been, thanks. For all that will be, yes! These words of Dag Hammarskjöld seem appropriate as we celebrate and express gratitude for Dominican Volunteers USA. For the past 20 years, Dominican Volunteers USA has partnered with congregations of Dominican Sisters and provinces of Dominican Friars, organizing volunteers to respond to the […]

one to one learning anniversary celebration

One to One Learning 25th Anniversary Gala

May 19, 2022

Friday, May 13, 2022, One to One Learning, Inc., a sponsored ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, celebrated 25 extraordinary years of service to immigrants in Rockland County. One to One Learning provides English classes, taught by volunteers, and other supportive services to immigrants, empowering them to reach their full potential. The 2022 Hands […]

Regina Scherer recommitment

Regina Scherer Renews Commitment as a Sparkill Dominican Associate

May 9, 2022

On Sunday, May 8, the Sparkill Dominican Sisters and Associates in St. Louis gathered to commemorate Foundation Day. This celebration, marking the birth of the Congregation, began with a prayer service. During the prayer, Regina Scherer renewed her commitment as an Associate for a period of 5 years. Regina has been a Sparkill Associate since […]

Leadership team

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill Elect New Leadership Team

April 22, 2022

The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill are delighted to share the news of the election of our new Leadership Team on April 21 at our General Chapter. These Sisters will begin their four-year term in July 2022. We give thanks to God for them and their generous gift of service.

Prayers for Peace

St. John Chrysostom School Children Pray for Peace in Ukraine

April 4, 2022

The students, faculty, and staff at St. John Chrysostom School (Bronx) had a “dress down” day to raise money to aid the people of Ukraine. Here we see the children in a school assembly singing “Let There Be Peace on Earth. In the school Chapel dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary, the kindergarteners sing […]

Dr. Eileen M Cunningham, OP and Dr. Margaret A Palliser, OP

STAC Alumni Hall of Fame inducts 2 Sparkill Dominicans and announces a new scholarship

April 4, 2022

On April 1, 2022, St. Thomas Aquinas College honored distinguished members of their Alumni at their 25th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Celebration. Among those inducted into the STAC Alumni Hall of Fame that night were two Dominican Sisters of Sparkill. Dr. Eileen M. Cunningham, OP, Class of 1966   Over the course of her illustrious […]

Sister Cecilia LaPietra

Sister Cecilia LaPietra receives the Albertus Magnus High School Founders Award

April 1, 2022

On March 31, Albertus Magnus High School celebrated its 65th Anniversary at an Anniversary Scholarship Gala. To mark the occasion, the school honored individuals who embody the mission of the school. Over 280 were in attendance to honor the recipients of the Veritas Award-Bill Heilferty, ’74, and Dan Sullivan, ’76; the Magnus Alumni Award was […]

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Sister Stephen Gerard Miick receives the St. Dominic Legacy Award

March 31, 2022

On March 31, Sister Stephen Gerard Miick was honored at the Catholic Schools Breakfast for the Rockland Catholic School Region of the Archdiocese of New York. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan presented Sister with the St. Dominic Legacy Award for her service to Catholic education, including 41 years of outstanding leadership as principal of St. Paul’s […]

Mary & Eileen

Dominican Sisters honored by the Town of Orangetown, NY

March 23, 2022

On March 22, 2022, the Town Board of Orangetown, NY, honored the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill and the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt for the contributions they have made and continue to make to society. The event was part of the Town’s celebration of Catholic Sisters Week 2022. In the Proclamation, the Sisters were […]

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill Food Drive 2022

Another Successful Food Drive

February 22, 2022

This February seems much like last winter. The snow, cold, and the coronavirus pandemic has confined our Sisters to our Motherhouse, convents, and homes. Also, like last year, we decided our isolation will not deter our commitment to help the hungry in Rockland County. Feeding America, a national nonprofit, estimates that nearly 30% of people […]

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