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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Lights of hope shown last night at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau, where several of our Sisters and Associates gathered at one of the many Lights for Liberty rallies to support the end of immigrant camps and children being separated from parents. We joined with Sisters of St. Joseph along with many others from various groups hoping "for a more humane approach to caring for these suffering immigrants....especially the children," says our own Sister Pat Koehler.
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Sister Georgianna is a part of the "Community Heroes Project"!!!!
Fort Greene in Brooklyn has a Community Heroes Project that recognizes people who contribute to neighborhood life. "Heroes" are nominated by community residents. Sister Georgianna Glose, OP, LSW was nominated for founding the non-profit SNAP which offers a variety of programs including an open computer lab, a grandparent support program and a push to improve public schools and economic issues facing the community. A banner is hung in Fort Greene Park on the fence near Brooklyn Hospital along with 14 other banners. Each banner is displayed for a year.
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