Welcome to the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville

We Dominican women religious, called to be signs of joy and hope, commit ourselves to incarnating the Gospel, deepening our life of prayer, searching for truth, discerning the needs of the Church, and ministering to the people of God.

Mission

We offer the world our commitment to preaching the gospel, passing on the charism, and proclaiming the dignity and interconnectedness of life.

History

In 1853, four Sisters from Holy Cross monastery in Regensburg, Germany set sail for the United States to teach immigrant German children.

Join Us

Religious Formation is a time to measure your dreams and desire to serve God; to see yourself as part of the Dominican Life in prayer, community, study and mission.

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Ministries

The Sisters of St. Dominic cast a wide net seeking creative solutions to the complex and often controversial issues of our times.

We Dominican women religious, called to be signs of joy and hope, commit ourselves to incarnating the Gospel, deepening our life of prayer, searching for truth, discerning the needs of the Church and ministering to the people of God.

From the Vision Statement

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News & Events

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We are witnessing Dominican history! The Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville have installed their newest prioress: Sister Peggy McVetty and our new council: Sisters Diane Morgan, OP. Judy Flanagan, OP, Peggy Krajci, OP, Pat Koehler, OP and Diane Capuano, OP. This is the newest Chapter of our journey, building on the past: the 800-year-old history of the Dominican Order, 166 years of the Order of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amiityville and 17 prioresses. Please pray for our past leaders as well as our new leaders that were welcomed at a special Mass on Transfer of Leadership Day on Sunday, June 23, 2019 in St. Albert's Chapel at the Motherhouse in Amityville. ... See MoreSee Less

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We joyfully announce the Installation of our new Leadership Team. Help us welcome Sister Peggy McVetty, Prioress, along with Councilors Sisters Diane Morgan, OP. Judy Flanagan, OP, Peggy Krajci, OP, Pat Koehler, OP and Diane Capuano, OP.

As Sister Peggy McVetty said, "Change has been our rapid reality, but as followers of Dominic, we live in hope...living in hope leaves room for surprise and possibilities."
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Sister Annette Sledzaus celebrated her 102nd birthday on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at a lunch in the Milleridge Inn.
The year she was born was filled with history: The United States declared war on Germany; Ella Fitzgerald and John F. Kennedy were both born, Ghandi was adovcating for the poor, Charlie Chaplin was making movies like "The immigrant" and the "Miracle of the Sun" occured in Fatima witnessed by thousands.
We have our own miracle: S. Annette! She celebrated her birthday with Sisters Barbara Seaward, OP, Marie Brady, OP, Kathy Riordan, OP, Kate Thornton, OP and her good friend Janet Catagan. They then attended 5 pm Mass at St. Mary's in Roslyn as Sister Annette's nephew, Father Valentine is a priest there and celebrated Mass. He honored her at the Mass and the parishioners gave her a standing ovation.
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6 days ago

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Look at how Maggie is helping the pollinators by planting NATIVE! She earned her Gold Award from work done at our Homecoming Farm! Congratulations MAGGIE!Celebrating Gold Girl Scout Maggie who completed her project at Homecoming Farm. Maggie planted a beautiful pollinator garden and created a colorful and informative booklet for us to distribute. At this lovely event, we laughed and we cried while celebrating family, sisterhood, joy and love; and a very special young woman. Thanks Maggie and Congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less

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