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Sr. Mary Doris honored at DC Graduation

Sr. Mary Director of Siena House, Bronx CONFERRAL OF VERITAS MEDAL TO MARY DORIS, O.P. “As women of service, we are called to respond to the needs of the poor, particularly in our day, the homeless.” —Belief Statement of Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt In 1878, Sr. Mary Ann Sammon, an Irish immigrant who joined the Dominican... Read more»

Sr. Thecla Mawn

picofthecla Sr. Thecla Mawn, formerly Margaret Mawn, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, New York for the past 69 years, died on May 13, 2015 in St. Martin de Porres Community. Sister was 86 years of age. Sr. Thecla was born to John Mawn and Annie McGovern Mawn... Read more»

Dominican Call to Justice 2015-2017

dom logo As a member of The North American Dominican Justice Promoters we join in responding to the call for justice in our world today. Engaging in issues using the pastoral model of see–judge–act, we address injustice in a spirit of respect, compassion, and solidarity with the whole Earth community. In solidarity with our... Read more»

Earth Day Presentation

Blauvelt Dominican Peace and Justice Committee The Social Justice Committee of the Blauvelt Dominican Sisters, in partnership with the Sierra Club, hosted an information evening on” the dangers of crude oil transport” in their motherhouse, on April 21st, the eve of Earth Day. Environmental lawyer and Hudson Riverkeeper President, Paul Gallay, addressed the "Bomb Trains"... Read more»

The 12th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq and the U.S. “responsibility to protect”

family-prayer-st-joseph On the twelfth anniversary of the United States’ invasion of Iraq I draw your attention to the responsibility the United States and the international community have towards the victims of the current human rights abuses taking place in Iraq as a direct consequence of that ill-begotten war. My religious Order, the... Read more»

Catholic Morality and Nuclear Abolition-a message from His Holiness Pope Francis

<> on July 8, 2013 in Lampedusa, Italy. “I am convinced that the desire for peace and fraternity planted deep in the human heart will bear fruit in concrete ways to ensure that nuclear weapons are banned once and for all, to the benefit of our common home.” Pope Francis (more…)... Read more»