Sparks of Light 2023

November 29, 2023

2023 Sparks of Light Honorees (Jim Salerno, Dr. Mary Leahy, and Bob Laughlin) with Sister Irene Ellis Prioress. The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill hosted their 8th “Sparks of Light” gala on November 9 at the Rockleigh Country Club. The evening was a wonderful occasion to meet new people and rekindle long-time friendships with those who […]

Dominican Sisters embrace the Synod

October 14, 2023

Are you wondering about the Synod that is taking place in Rome this month? If so, you are not alone. Check out what the Sisters have learned… As it approaches its midway mark, the Synod on Synodality in Rome has the world’s attention. But if you are wondering what it’s all about, you’re not alone. […]

2023 Associates Recommit at Dominican Convent

October 7, 2023

Congratulations to our Associates who are renewing their commitment to journey with the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill. We are grateful for the many ways they live the mission of proclaiming the Reign of God through ministry of justice and reverence for all creation. On Saturday Oct. 7 the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill celebrated the feast […]

Sr. Carol with the Women

East Side Heart & Home Family Center Dedication

October 6, 2023

On September 16, 2023, East St. Louis residents, donors, staff of East Side Heart and Home Family Center (ESH&H Family Center), and Sparkill Dominican Sisters gathered on the front lawn of the new home of the Family Center. The weather was beautiful and all enjoyed meeting and socializing around the building. Father Jim Cormack, a […]

2023 Cycle Thanks

Cycling for Peace 2023

October 5, 2023

Thank You for Making Cycling for Peace 2023 a Great Success! Our annual event, Cycling for Peace, is held every September inviting cyclists, walkers, runners, virtually and at Rockland Lake State Park to participate and fundraise. Our Sisters in Siena Hall joined in the fun and raised money by having their “Walk and Wheel”. Although […]

Celebrating St. Dominic Day in St. Louis

August 8, 2023

Twenty-five Sparkill Dominican Sisters and Associates gathered at St. Catherine Laboure Church on August 6, 2023, to celebrate the Feast of St. Dominic, patron of the Order. The prayer service honored Dominic, a grace-filled preacher with readings from Henri Lacordaire, OP, and Paul’s letter to Timothy (2 Tim. 4:2) admonishing him to preach the truth […]

St. Anthony School

A Spirit of Excellence and Care

June 12, 2023

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill at St. Anthony’s Mass of Thanksgiving In many ways, it was a normal, end-of-school-year celebration, honoring teachers who were retiring after many years of dedicated service. But the celebration on June 3, 2023, at Saint Anthony Parish, Nanuet, NY, had a special significance. With the retirement of Sisters Dorothy Kelty and […]

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Sparkill Dominican Associates Receive Founders Award

June 6, 2023

On Friday, May 13, 2023, One to One Learning, Inc., a sponsored ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, celebrated its 26th year of founding at their Hands of Hope Gala. One to One Learning’s mission is to empower immigrants through English classes and supportive services. But the community does so much more. Volunteer teachers […]

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Golf Tournament 2023

May 30, 2023

On May 22, 2023, we returned to the New York Country Club in New Hempstead, NY, for our 26th Annual Golf Tournament. It was a memorable event with 110 attendees enjoying the breathtaking views of New York City whether on the course or sharing a cocktail on the patio. That evening, the golfers, their guests, […]

Dynamic Duo, Sister Marie Daugherty and Sister Lois Liekweg

Sparkill Dominicans Celebrate an Unprecedented Jubilee

May 26, 2023

Dynamic Duo, Sister Marie Daugherty and Sister Lois Liekweg Jubilarians Shatter Previous Records May 7, 2023 was a magnificent day for the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill who celebrated the 147th anniversary of the Congregation’s founding (Foundation Day), and Diamond Jubilees for more than 95 Sisters. The Congregation commemorates Diamond Jubilee celebrations for Sisters celebrating 60, […]

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