Catholic NY Covers Anniversary Mass

In a recent article in Catholic New York about a special Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan to commemorate the sisters 125th Anniversary of Incorporation, Sr. Lauria Fitzgerald had this to say, "The cardinal’s presence brought light, joy and deep enthusiasm for all those that participated. He began by saying he explored our... Read more»


RMTucker SISTER RITA MIRIAM TUCKER, O.P. (formerly Jeanne M. Tucker) a member of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York for the past 78 years, died on November 14, 2015 in St. Martin de Porres Community. Sister was 95 years old. Sister Rita Miriam was born to... Read more»

Celebrating 800 Years of Dominican Life

Jubilee800Logo-6x8in The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, designated for 2016 by Pope Francis, gives Dominicans throughout the world a double reason to make the coming year a special one. Beginning on November 7th 2015, Dominicans will begin the celebration of the 800th anniversary of its’ confirmation as an Order in 1216 by Pope Honorius... Read more»

Reflection on the Visit of Pope Francis

US Pope Francis By Sister Mary Ann Collins, OP I was blessed to be able to attend Vespers at St. Patrick’s Cathedral with Pope Francis.  Fortified with pages of prayer requests from women and staff at Bedford Hills, I set off Thursday afternoon.  Approaching the Cathedral, I joined hundreds of people... Read more»

Sr. Cleopha Kelly

Cleo Sister Cleopha Kelly, OP formerly Agnes Kelly, a member of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York for the past 64 years died on September 23, 2015 in Nyack Hospital. Sister Cleopha was born to Anthony Kelly and Bridget Spellman Kelly on December 7, 1932 in... Read more»