From June 25-30, 2017, 41 Dominican sisters attended the Maryknoll Mission Institute Program “Companionship of Empowerment: Religious Life in the 21st Century” presented by Fr. D Diarmuid O’Murchu, MSC. The Dominican sisters in attendance were: Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt; Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa; Dominican Sisters of Sparkill with their 4 Pakistani sisters attending; Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic.
Photo of the Week
From Sister Kathleen Cour: “As part of our July retreat week, nine sisters participated in a Weaving Retreat directed by Anita Cleary, OP. Here is a photo of the retreat group with the beautiful weavings they created.”
Photo of the Week: Blauvelt Dominican Sisters Barbara McEneany and Bernadette Burke Recognized for their Ministry Work at Dominican College
Blauvelt Dominican Sisters Barbara McEneany and Bernadette Burke were recognized for their ministry work at Dominican College on June 15. Dominican College was honored this week at the Rockland County Blood Donor Appreciation Breakfast for being the top college in blood donations. Sisters Barbara and Bernadette accepted the certificate from County Executive Ed Day and the New York Blood Center. For the past 28 years, Sister Barbara has run two blood drives a year at the College. Sister Bernadette is a “gallon donor” – regularly donating 4x a year.
“Dominican Sister of San Rafael Gloria Montanez, OP (author name: Gloria St. Joy), has written a children’s book called Addie’s One Wish to The Brightest Star. It is a fun and entertaining book about family and friends with family values of respect, love, and kindness […]” Read more