The Conundrum of Hope

The Conundrum of Hope

How is hope, for you, tied to activism and justice? How are we, as individuals, called to preach peace and hope right now? When our Congregation became Hope, did we think a new name would mean anything more than a name? Would it affect who we are? Our identity? Our...

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Everyday

One year ago, the Dominican Sisters of Hope (in committed collaboration with four other Dominican communities, also known as OPSCC) officially committed to work on climate changeimpacts. The initiative, which took the form of a corporate stance, was as important as it...
Gardening is a Community Affair

Gardening is a Community Affair

The Garden at Mariandale was put to bed for the winter. As I stand before the seventeen raised beds, now seeded with winter rye to bring fresh nourishment for the spring, I am caught in a kind of reverie. I recall the fresh energy of new beginnings from former spring...