Through advocacy and on-the-ground service, we are committed to creating a more just world. Poverty, eco-justice, civil rights, access to healthcare, and access to education are among our top priorities. We invite you to read our stories and learn about how you can join us in spreading hope through justice.
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In partnership with FLIK Hospitality and CRP Sanitation, and in commitment to the Laudato Si’ Action Platform, we’re excited to announce the start of commercial composting in the dining room at The Center at Mariandale!
The Sisters, representing over 20 congregations in NY, gathered toiletries, clothing, hats, gloves, snacks, hygiene products, prayer notes, and more for the bags.
On Saturday, November 4, 2023, Rev. Dr. Maurice Nutt, C.Ss.R. preached at Mariandale’s annual Saint Martin de Porres celebration. Hiss talk, titled Martin de Porres: Model of Racial Healing and Reconciliation, touched on his own experience of racism as a Black Catholic and made the connection to Saint Martin de Porres’ life as a Black man in Peru.
From October 23-25, 2023, the Nuns and Nones Land Justice Project facilitated a retreat at Mariandale on the history of the land and possibilities for the future.
As women of the Gospel, we grieve with those who grieve, seek release of those held captive, and recognize the root causes of violence as well as the urgent call for the use of all possible resources to stabilize the Middle East, secure refuge for those in humanitarian crisis, and negotiate peace that will last.
On October 1, Dominican Sisters of Hope celebrated as the North Country Mission of Hope (NCMOH) honored Sr. Debbie Blow, who retired last year as executive director, for 25 years of service.
This week the Dominican Sisters of Hope join millions of people around the world in observing the ecumenical Season of Creation which runs from September 1 (Day of Prayer for Creation) through October 4 (Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi).