Prayer for our country

Prayer for our country

Many of us are saddened and disturbed by recent national events. However, as our new Leadership Team shared recently, “Our mission and charism are uniquely suited for this time of global violence, polarization and climate crises. We have come to know that Hope is most...
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...
Join us for the Eclipse!

Join us for the Eclipse!

Diamond Eclipse 2017 – photo by Dominican Sister of Hope Debbie Blow, OP On Monday, April 28th at 2:30 pm, The Dominican Sisters of Hope and The Center at Mariandale are hosting a free, interfaith eclipse watch party. The public is invited to gather with us...
Miracles of Spring: An Easter Homily

Miracles of Spring: An Easter Homily

This homily was delivered by Francis Gargani, CSsR, at the Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday, March 30, 2024 Cellophane bees – miracles of Spring?  Who knew?! If you’re not aware, an aggregate of cellophane bees have made their nests on the beautiful property here,...
All of Our Yeses: a 2023 Jubilee Reflection

All of Our Yeses: a 2023 Jubilee Reflection

Congratulations to all. Happy Jubilee! Happy Anniversary! We are celebrating about 1350 cumulative years of commitment, service, and kinship. That is a lot of years. Congratulations! And what are we celebrating? We are celebrating the “Yes” of responding to the...
Too Tired for Transfiguration

Too Tired for Transfiguration

I find the Transfiguration Gospel story hard to relate to. There isn’t much about a Middle Eastern, straight, cisgender man hiking up a mountain with his friends and becoming surrounded by a bright, white light while God proclaims that the man is also God that...