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 sponsoring an event, in the spirit of Pope Francis' declaration of a new corporal work of mercy: Care of Creation. Join us on Saturday, April 29th 11 am in White Plains with other Dominican orders in our area. In the words of our pope, “May the works of mercy also include care for our common home,” he said. He calls for "a grateful contemplation of God’s world which allows us to discover in each thing a teaching which God wishes to hand on to us." ... See MoreSee Less

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What is a reliquary you ask? It is an ornate holder for a relic -- a piece of a saint whether bone, hair, nail, etc. Why do Catholics keep these things? Relics connect and join us with our treasured companions -- saints -- who have lived and died for Christ. And who continue to inspire us with their mission to make our world better.
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The wonders of the world are closer than we think. Watch this to see how one child perceived the top 7.
"Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?"
-Corinthians 6:19

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Kids describe their favorite "wonders of the world," but one child's answer is truly powerful

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"We must sow the seed, not hoard it."
-St. Dominic
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Looking to take a stand for creation? Come to our Event on Saturday April 29 in White Plains in our Climate Rally to send a message to prioritize creation over profits. Let us remember Pope Francis' words: "Safeguard Creation. Because if we destroy Creation, Creation will destroy us! Never forget this!" ... See MoreSee Less

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