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»

Call your Congressional Representative today until …

immigration Call your Congressional Representative today until Comprehensive Immigration Reform becomes law.  Go to  ... Read more»


earth At the Assembly of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, we unanimously committed  to the work of slowing down the process of Climate Change. Corporate Stance on Climate Change We stand at a critical moment in Earth's history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile,... Read more»

Prayer for Migrants

These migrants weren't welcome either. There are many reasons why people migrate: to escape political or religious or ethnic persecution, to find work or advancement, to pursue education or health care, to escape the violence of war and gangs and terrorists, to rebuild lives and seek opportunities for their children. In this day we must... Read more»