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The Dominican Sisters Commit to Pope Francis’ Laudato Sí Platform

November 12, 2021

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

November 5, 2021

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

October 22, 2021

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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Dominican Sisters Travel to the Border, Laredo, Texas

August 20, 2021

From June 28 – July 7, 2021, Sister Patricia Daly (Caldwell), Sister Patricia Ginty (Blauvelt), Fiona Kyle, Sister Valorie Lordi (Sparkill), Sister Carolann Masone (Amityville), Sister Diane McSherry (Sparkill), and Sister Margaret O’Doherty (Sparkill) traveled to Laredo, Texas, as part of a Dominican Sisters mission team. Sister Jeanne Shary described the experience of refugees crossing […]

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Aquinas High School Graduates Its Final Class

July 13, 2021

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

July 12, 2021

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

July 12, 2021

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

July 12, 2021

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

July 12, 2021

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

July 12, 2021

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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