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...
Sisters, Staff Celebrate Thanksgiving

Sisters, Staff Celebrate Thanksgiving

Sisters, staff, and the greater Hope family gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving with a prayer service, canned food drive, and dinner. We shared the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving address, giving thanks for all of the natural world around us. We collected many bags of...
Rev. Dr. Maurice Nutt Preaches Antiracism at Mariandale

Rev. Dr. Maurice Nutt Preaches Antiracism at Mariandale

On Saturday, November 4, 2023, Rev. Dr. Maurice Nutt, C.Ss.R. preached at Mariandale’s annual Saint Martin de Porres celebration. Father Nutt’s talk, titled Martin de Porres: Model of Racial Healing and Reconciliation, touched on his own experience of racism as a...
New Stories on Sacred Lands: A Land Justice Retreat at Mariandale

New Stories on Sacred Lands: A Land Justice Retreat at Mariandale

From October 23-25, 2023, the Nuns and Nones Land Justice Project visited The Center at Mariandale to facilitate a three-day retreat. Together, we explored the history of the land at Mariandale with a focus on the history of the Doctrine of Discovery and its deadly...
Mariandale Garden Feeds Local Community

Mariandale Garden Feeds Local Community

photo c/o Janet Morra This year, the garden at Mariandale is yielding a bounty. Beets, scallions, purslane, eggplant, Swiss chard, collard greens, kale, tomatoes, pole beans, zucchini, winter squash, watermelons, cantaloupe, herbs are all plentiful. And then there’s...