Many of our sisters are currently retired and working in part-time ministries. However, we have a long history of teaching, nursing, and ministering throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. These stories catalogue our history of hope and our legacy of service —be sure to let us know if you spot a sister who served you in the past!
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We're hiring a Development Director to assist our Leadership Team in obtaining resources to support the sisters in the living of their vocation in mission at every stage of life and to create and implement fundraising strategies for the Center at Mariandale as it...
Sister Mary Rita Sweeney, OP
Sister Mary Rita Sweeney, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, Ossining, New York, died on November 20, 2022 at The Wartburg, Mount Vernon, New York. She was 96 years old.
Sister Sylvia Bielen, OP
Sister Sylvia Bielen, OP (formerly Sister Theresa Clare) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, Ossining, New York, died October 26, 2022, at St. Catherine of Siena Convent in Caldwell, NJ. She was 97 years of age.
Hope in Legacy
More than 5,150 grandparents in Westchester are raising grandchildren. Many live below the poverty level, and a disproportionate number are women of color. But these caregivers are not awarded social service benefits comparable to those given to foster-care parents,...
Hope in Celebration
Hope always finds a way! The Hope Family shared love, appreciation, and blessings with Sr Anne Stephen Hajducek today in celebration of her 105th birthday. Since the pandemic precluded an in-person party, about 60 of us Zoomed in to her at St. Catherine's Convent in...
The Sacred Right to Vote
The Leadership of the Dominican Sisters of Hope as members of LCWR support this statement from the Leadership Conference Women of Religious and the National Black Sisters’ Conference. "The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by human beings for breaking...
Hope in Prayer
Prayer is an important part of mission and ministry, and whether sisters or staff, we're all called to pray for one another. As a Hope Family, we’re especially called to pray for those who entrust us with their prayer intentions. In 2021 we received more than 3,000...
Dominic’s Last Will and Testament
Dominican Sister of Hope Connie Kelly, OP reflects on the beauty of Dominic’s last will and testament.
Charity and Compassion
Dominican Sister of Hope Margaret Foster, OP reflects on Dominic’s charism of charity and compassion as it applies to today’s world.
To Praise, To Bless, To Preach
Dominican Sister of Hope Mary Ann Clausson, OP reflects on Dominic’s preaching through France and through his life.