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Celebrating a 105-year relationship in St. Louis

July 9, 2021

On Sunday, July 24, the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill were honored by the pastor and people of Epiphany Parish in St. Louis, MO for their 105 years of service to the parish and its school. A Mass of thanksgiving was held to celebrate this long relationship and the many lives touched through ministry there. The […]

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Sparkill Dominican Leads Parish Community in Building of New Catholic School

July 9, 2021

MONROE CITY, MO. — Sunday, August 21, 2016 marked an incredible milestone for the parish communities of Holy Rosary and St. Stephen in Monroe City, MO. Parishioners, friends, students and families came together for the dedication and opening of a brand new Catholic elementary school which is the product of nearly five years of research, planning, […]

2016 Jubilarians Honored

2016 Jubilarians Honored

July 9, 2021

Golden Jubilarians On Saturday, October 15, 2016, four Dominican Sisters of Sparkill celebrated 50 years of religious life with the Congregation. The Golden Jubilees were celebrated at the community’s Motherhouse in Sparkill with a Mass and a festive gathering of Sisters, Associates, family and friends.  We thank Sisters Mary Murray, Aileen Donovan, Margaret Jennings and […]

2 New Associates Make Commitments in NY

July 9, 2021

At the monthly peace prayer on November 16, which was an evening of Taize prayer, the Sparkill community celebrated a commitment ceremony welcoming 2 new Associates to the congregation. Diane Dunne and Margaret (Margie) Hayes each made 1-year commitments to journey with the Sparkill Dominicans. Diane, a former Sparkill Dominican Sister and Aquinas High School […]

Sr. Lois Liekweg

A Dominican Life – 100 Years in the Making

July 9, 2021

Upon first glance, Sr. Lois Liekweg might seem a quiet, unassuming woman. But as soon as you get her talking, she radiates with vibrance and a keen intellect. She values intelligence- both the importance of an educated mind, and the blessing of having helped so many students build knowledge and confidence within themselves during her […]

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Sisters In The News

July 9, 2021

We are proud to acknowledge several Sisters who were recently honored and/or featured in the news: Sr. June Clare Tracy received the Lighting the Fire of Catholic Education Award for her outstanding commitment to Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of New York. During a ceremony the Superintendent of NY Archdiocesan Schools, Dr. McNiff, gave the […]

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Associate Anne Donoghue renews commitment to Congregation

July 9, 2021

Sparkill Associate Anne Donoghue renewed her commitment as an Associate of the Congregation on June 15, 2015. A wonderful luncheon followed which was prepared by Anne’s daughters. We congratulate you, Anne, and are grateful to have you as part of our community!

Pope Francis' visit to the U.S.

President, Sr. Mary Murray, Reflects on Pope Francis’ Visit to the United States and His Messages For All

July 9, 2021

There are moments in our lives when the impact of one person has the potential to change our lives forever. Such a moment may well be the visit of Pope Francis to the United States. His message of respect, reconciliation, forgiveness and dialogue with those of different ideologies, perspectives, positions and spiritual traditions to work […]

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2015 Dominican High School Preaching Conference

July 9, 2021

The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill were thrilled to have students from their two sponsored high schools attend the 2015 Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference in Adrian, MI earlier this summer. Four juniors from Albertus Magnus High School, Bardonia, NY, accompanied by their Campus Minister Sr. Nancy Richter, and 2 juniors from Aquinas High School, Bronx, […]

One to One Learning's 2015 Hands of Hope Gala in Rivertown Magazine

Coverage of One to One Learning’s 2015 Hands of Hope Gala in Rivertown Magazine

July 9, 2021

Coverage of One to One Learning’s 2015 Hands of Hope Gala in Rivertown Magazine. Read more

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