“On December 4th, the First Sunday of Advent, more than 60 Sisters and Associates from Amityville, Blauvelt, Caldwell, Hope, Maryknoll and Sparkill gathered at Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center in Ossining, New York, to publicly acknowledge and bless Benincasa Community as a new and vibrant expression of Dominican life and mission.” Read article
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Photo of the Week: ‘Sister Xiomara Méndez-Hernández, OP Professes Final Vows with Adrian Dominicans’
“Historical traditions and hope for the future were combined in an exuberant way December 16 as Sister Xiomara Méndez-Hernández, OP, made her Perpetual Profession of Vows with the Adrian Dominican Sisters. The Mass was at the Dominican Convent in Sister Xiomara’s home town, Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.” Read article
On Sunday, November 12, Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, Dominican Youth and Associates (along with many others) walked in an interfaith pilgrimage to petition Congressman Peter King’s Office in Massapequa, Long Island, NY on behalf of the immigrant population which would be affected by DACA (the Dream Act that gives legal status to immigrants who came to the US as children). It was a beautiful day. Thanks to those Sisters and Associates of our Congregation, former members and Dominican Youth who walked behind our Sisters of St. Dominic banner and supported this pilgrimage effort.
“Sister Barbara Cervenka, OP, completed an artistic journey of accompaniment September 24 when she finished painting her 1,000th image of an origami crane.” Read article