The Goal You’re Missing in Your New Year’s Resolution (Part Two)

The Goal You’re Missing in Your New Year’s Resolution (Part Two)

This post is the second in a series of articles highlighting the link between creativity and spirituality. The text below was written by Dominican Sister of Hope Donna Brunell. Three summers ago, I got to explore the beautiful Yosemite National Park. Its vast expanse...
Ideas for Gifting on a Sister’s Budget

Ideas for Gifting on a Sister’s Budget

When Dominican Sister of Hope Linda Rivers, OP entered the convent, her allowance was $0. Eventually, she was given a budget, but it was measly, to say the least. The allowance meant for personal items wasn’t nearly enough to purchase Christmas gifts. So, Sister Linda...
Six Ways to Be an Outstanding Principal

Six Ways to Be an Outstanding Principal

We write a lot about teaching on this site. To celebrate back-to-school season this year, we posted a series of articles containing “tips and tricks” from Sister Maryann Ronneburger, who has a thirty-plus-year tenure as a principal and teacher. We love celebrating...
Becoming the First Principal for the First Time

Becoming the First Principal for the First Time

Dominican Sister of Hope Estelle (Maris Stella) Kilpatrick knew that she had a vocation when she was in high school. In September 1938, after her high school graduation, she entered the novitiate of the Dominican Sisters of Newburgh, New York. By 1941, she was...
Quilting the Past and Future Together

Quilting the Past and Future Together

On a bright Saturday afternoon at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, a group of students threaded needles and meticulously cut out patterns. Their mission was unlikely enough: they were quilting. This past Saturday, students gathered alongside sisters,...