Sparkill Sisters with Cardinal Dolan

Albertus Magnus High School Celebrates 65 Years!

October 28, 2022

  On October 27, 2022, Albertus Magnus High School in Bardonia, New York, a Catholic, co-educational community of more than 500 students, celebrated a school-wide liturgy commemorating the school’s 65th anniversary. The Sisters of the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary in Sparkill, New York, founded the school in 1957 and have founded […]


Friends of the Dominican Sisters Golf Tournament

October 20, 2022

Bob Laughlin and Patty Benner, helping the cause. On Saturday, October 15, 2022, the Friends of the Dominican Sisters, held a golf tournament and BBQ Buffet at the Paradise Valley Golf Club in St. Louis, Missouri. Nearly 150 golfers participated in this event to benefit the retirement needs of the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill. Throughout […]

Ground Breaking for New Site

 Let Your Light Shine

October 6, 2022

Sr. Mary Ann Buhr, Carla Henry (recipient of first house, neighbor, and Women’s Circle member), Gary Karasek (architect who did all drawings for new building), Edra Cherry (Women’s Circle member), Sharon Wilbourn (Women’s Circle member), Sr. Carol Lehmkuhl. We have good news to share! On October 6, 2022, the East Side Heart and Home Family […]

Sparkill Associates Celebrate 42-Year Journey

September 30, 2022

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, the Sparkill Associates celebrated their 42nd Anniversary with the commitment renewals of 12 Associates and the recognition of Associates Josephine Capone, Carol Davide, and Ellen O’Sullivan for their 40 years of dedication to the life and mission of the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill. The celebration was held in Our Lady […]

Sister Ursula Joyce, OP receiving award

Sister Ursula Joyce honored by United Hospice

September 29, 2022

On September 23, 2022, United Hospice of Rockland honored Sister Ursula Joyce, OP, with the 2022 Dr. Joe and Marsha Rand Leadership Award at their “Let’s Dance Gala.” Held at the Pearl River Hilton, the annual gala raises awareness and much needed funds for United Hospice. Sister Ursula is a founding member and has served […]

Cyclists posing for picture

2nd Annual Cycling for Peace

September 21, 2022

2nd Annual Cycling for Peace September 17, 2022, was a beautiful day at Rockland Lake State Park for a fun day of biking, walking, goodie bags, and refreshments! The Second Annual “Cycling for Peace” event was a great success! Together with students, good friends, and sponsors, funds were raised to support the local, national, and […]

Sr. Mary Ann Borrello

Suffolk Community College Honors Sister Mary Ann Borrello

September 6, 2022

On September 13, 2022, Suffolk Community College will present Sister Mary Ann Borrello with the award of Professor Emerita at their Professional Development Day. This honor recognizes her 49 years of dedicated service to students both inside and outside the classroom. The following testimony from Mary Feder, Director of Publications and College Relations at Suffolk […]

Associate Lynne Tustanowsky

Dominican Sisters Welcome Associate, Lynne Tustanowsky

August 10, 2022

On Sunday, August 7, the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill joyfully accepted Lynne Tustanowsky’s commitment as an Associate. This commitment occurred during the St. Louis Sisters and Associates Feast of St. Dominic celebration. In the Dominican tradition, a vesper prayer service kicked off the gathering. Sisters Jeannine DeClue, Martha Jaegers, Ann Marie Santen, and Elizabeth Slenker, preached by sharing their experiences from the Lands of Dominic Tour.

David L. Coppola

Introducing David L. Coppola

August 2, 2022

The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill announce a new Director of Communications and Mission Advancement, David L. Coppola. David brings with him more than 25 years of experience in senior administration in Catholic academic settings where his leadership responsibilities have included strategic planning, marketing and communications, institutional advancement, fundraising, and mission promotion. “For nearly 150 years, […]

Sister Suzann Walker at Retirement Event

The Miracle on Locust Street

June 24, 2022

A Holy Rosary Legend, Sister Suzanne Walker Retires On June 12, 2022, 400 people gathered in the Knights of Columbus Hall in Monroe City, Missouri, for a joyous celebration and tribute to Sister Suzanne (Sue) Walker on the occasion of her retirement as principal of Holy Rosary School. A wonderful dinner was provided by families from the […]

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