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Pajama and Book Drive. A Wonderful Success!

Our Sparkill Dominican Associates collaborated with the Pajama Program and held our third annual Pajama & Book Drive. We thank all in the community who donated pairs of pajamas with books for bedtime to children in area shelters. Some of the donations came in the form of checks, and gift cards, too.   Under the […]

The La Ofrenda Project - Honoring the Dominican Sisters who have passed

La Ofrenda Project

For three years, the middle school students from St. Gregory Barbarigo School have traveled to the cemetery at Dominican Convent to place the red bows made by Sister Ann Eigenbauer, other Sisters, and Associates on the graves of deceased Sparkill Dominican Sisters. For the past two years, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the students have […]

Wholeness of Life Gala Awardees

Wholeness of Life Gala

The New York City HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN) was honored at the Wholeness of Life Gala on Thursday, November 4, 2021. Sister Margaret Theresa Oettinger, OP, director of spiritual care at Hospital for Special Surgery, was joined by her chaplaincy staff and members of the HSS spiritual care committee, along with the chaplains from Mary […]

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The Dominican Sisters Commit to Pope Francis’ Laudato Sí Platform

The Dominican Sisters Commitment to Pope Francis Laudato Sí Platform We, the members of the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary, Sparkill, New York, USA publicly commit to join the worldwide Catholic community with prayer and action in support of the Laudato Sí Action Plan. In our Land Ethic, we embrace the following: […]

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Three Sisters Renew Vows in Pakistan

At a ceremony in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, on October 16, 2021, Sisters Shabnum Robia Francis, Sadaf William, and Robina Komal Nazir renewed their vows as members of the Sparkill Dominican Pakistani community.  Sister Nusrat Lewis, Regional, received the vows on behalf of the Sparkill Dominican congregation. Sister Robina is a teacher at Dominican Convent Higher Secondary School […]

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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 […]

Sister Miriam Joseph Schaub

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 […]

Three Kings' Day celebration

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 […]

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