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.

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News & Events

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Sister Lenore Toscano, OP was honored by Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) with a 2017 Women of Distinction Award. Sister Lenore Toscano is the Executive Director of the OPening Word program which ensures that immigrant women are equipped with the resources necessary to obtain citizenship and employment and build a life here in our dear country.
"She deserves it," said Sister Laura Helbig, the site coordinator for the Amityville program of OPening Word. "It's our 25th anniversary this year and she has been in the program for 19 of the 25 years!" The program's three sites in Amityville, Wyandanch and Huntington Station serve more than 300 women per year.
The OPening Word is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. There will be a Gala on Wednesday, April 26 at Cresthollow Country Club, Woodbury. For more info, go to www.openingword.com.
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Sister Lenore Toscano, OP was honored by Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) with a 2017 Women of Distinction Award. Sister Lenore Toscano is the Executive Director of the OPening Word program which ensures that immigrant women are equipped with the resources necessary to obtain citizenship and employment and build a life here in our dear country.
"She deserves it," said Sister Laura Helbig, the site coordinator for the Amityville program of OPening Word. "It's our 25th anniversary this year and she has been in the program for 19 of the 25 years!" The program's three sites in Amityville, Wyandanch and Huntington Station serve more than 300 women per year.
The OPening Word is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. There will be a Gala on Wednesday, April 26 at Cresthollow Country Club, Woodbury. For more info, go to www.openingword.com.
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Please don't forget to save the date and join us for our 25th Anniversary Celebration! Alumni, teachers, staff, board members, Sisters of St. Dominic, and honorees will gather together at the Crest Hollow Country Club to commemorate 25 years of empowering women through education. It is a dinner dance with live band. ... See MoreSee Less

25th Anniversary of OPening Word Celebration

April 26, 2017, 6:00pm - April 26, 2017, 10:00pm

Please don't forget to save the date and join us for our 25th Anniversary Celebration! Alumni, teachers, staff, board members, Sisters of St. Dominic, and honorees will gather together at the Crest Ho...

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Please don't forget to save the date and join us for our 25th Anniversary Celebration! Alumni, teachers, staff, board members, Sisters of St. Dominic, and honorees will gather together at the Crest Hollow Country Club to commemorate 25 years of empowering women through education. It is a dinner dance with live band. Tickets can be purchased by calling The Opening Word corporate office. ... See MoreSee Less

25th Anniversary of OPening Word Celebration

April 26, 2017, 6:00pm - April 26, 2017, 10:00pm

Please don't forget to save the date and join us for our 25th Anniversary Celebration! Alumni, teachers, staff, board members, Sisters of St. Dominic, and honorees will gather together at the Crest Ho...

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"Water is Life!!!" Come defend Long Island waters and connect with others at this educational and inspirational event on Saturday, March 25 from 8:45 am to 3 pm at Helen Butler Hall, Dominican Village in Amityville. On this day, we will hear from special speakers as we join in solidarity with water protectors at Standing Rock and others around the world. We will be inspired and motivated to find ways to protect our lives and water here on Long Island. Speakers include: Suzanne Golas, CSJP who is the founder and director of WATERSPIRIT and Adrienne Esposito of Citizens Campaign for the Environment. JOIN US! This is Homecoming Farm's annual Spring Awakening educational event. There will be a wonderful lunch from Iavarone Brothers. For more information or to register, contact Sister Jeanne Clark at earthhomej@aol.com 631- 842-6000 ext. 338. ... See MoreSee Less

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