Sisters Celebrate Earth Day

Sisters Celebrate Earth Day

Our sisters and staff celebrated Earth Day in a variety of ways. We greeted festival goers to Green Ossining’s Earth Day, welcomed volunteers to beautify Wartburg in Mount Vernon, planted native plants on the grounds of our administrative offices, and prepared...
Celebrating St. Catherine of Siena with Karenna Gore

Celebrating St. Catherine of Siena with Karenna Gore

On April 27 we welcomed Karenna Gore, founder and director of the Center for Earth Ethics to give the keynote address at Mariandale’s third annual St. Catherine of Siena Environmental Summit.  Dominican Sister of Hope Pat Magee, O.P. gave opening remarks, citing...
Slow Mow Spring

Slow Mow Spring

It’s Slow Mow Spring on the grounds of the Dominican Sisters of Hope’s administrative offices and The Center at Mariandale. In conjunction with Green Ossining, we’re participating in an international movement to feed the hungry bees that pollinate...
Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Brother Sun, Sister Moon

On Monday, April 8 members of the Hope family gathered with neighbors, families, former classmates, and friends to experience the eclipse. Sisters and Associates across five states celebrated outdoors, drawing meaning and seeing religious metaphors in the celestial...
Protecting Pollinators

Protecting Pollinators

Last week small, sandy nests began popping up on the grounds of our administrative offices at Mariandale. They caught the eye of Karalyn Lamb, a local naturalist on a bird walk, who paused and snapped the above photo of a ground nesting bee emerging from her nest....