Discover Your Inner Mystic

Discover Your Inner Mystic

Dutch-born theologian Henri Nouwen said that we are all called to be mystics. A team of retreat coordinators at The Mariandale Center in Ossining, NY are helping people to discover that call. The Contemplative Formation Program is an interfaith, twelve-month program...
Join Us: Interfaith Vigil for Climate Justice

Join Us: Interfaith Vigil for Climate Justice

Irma. Harvey. The list of climate disasters grows longer and more intense. On Sunday, October 1st, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm at the Mariandale Center, the Dominican Sisters of Hope will gather in solidarity with Mother Earth and all her inhabitants as we host an...
Distracted During Prayer? Try These Tips to Maintain Focus

Distracted During Prayer? Try These Tips to Maintain Focus

When it comes to connecting with God, contemplation is key. As Sister Nancy Sylvester, IHM put it: “Silence is God’s first language.” Sitting in silence and stillness, then, and focusing only on breath or even a specific word is important in deepening one’s...
This Tuesday, Join us in Prayer

This Tuesday, Join us in Prayer

We’re already praying about the upcoming election. Now, the Leadership Council of our friends, the Adrian Dominican Sisters, invites all people of good will to join them in eight minutes of silent, contemplative prayer each Tuesday from September 20, 2016,...