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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Latest Posts on Facebook:

Happy St. Patrick's Day wishes from one of our #signsofjoyandhope and our favorite leprechaun, Sister Shamus Eileen Dwyer, OP!

May you have:
A world of wishes at your command.
God and his angels close to hand.
Friends and family their love impart,
And Irish blessings in your heart!
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Be strong and courageous and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD our God is with you. -- 1 Chronicles 28:20

St. Catherine of Siena preached this message far and wide, including to the powers of government and Church, once she ventured from her devout prayer practice bringing her True self to the world in need.

Reflect:
Jesus calls me to be His presence in our world. This is a time to contemplate the unique gifts that God has given me to share with others. What will it take for me to open myself to being all I am meant to be?

#USDominicanSistersLentenJourney #lentenjourney #lent2019
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Here is another video from the Listen UP! campaign reminding us to “be the presence of love” through the “power of communication.” Thank you to Women Religious during this National Catholic Sisters Week who continue to teach us. Thank you to the Hilton Foundation, and the congregations of the Catholic Sisters of the Mississippi River Valley.

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Here is another Listen UP! video created by the Sisters United News (SUN) focused on the need to listen to each other and confront discrimination by trying to understand one another. We are grateful for the work of Women Religious during National Catholic Sisters Week!

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