Sparkill Dominicans Sisters host ‘Catch the Fire’ Youth Day

sparkill_youth_eventThe Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, New York, hosted their first youth event at the Dominican Convent on Sunday, April 27. The gathering, titled “Catch the Fire” Youth Day, welcomed nearly 50 seventh and eighth grade children from local parishes in the Rockland County area for an afternoon of conversation, celebration, and mission. Sister Margaret Palliser, OP, who led the committee that organized the event, commented, “We wanted to create an atmosphere where the children could interact informally with the sisters, asking whatever questions they wanted. We were very excited because their conversations revealed that the children were indeed very curious about who sisters are, what they do, and why they choose to become sisters.” Read more