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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Produced for National Catholic Sisters Week 2019, Missions of Hope is a documentary which features four fascinating Catholic sisters that might surprise you!
These amazing women are:
Sister Belinda Monahan, OSB, an archeologist in Chicago; Sister Xiomara Méndez-Hernández, OP, a former fashion designer in Chicago; Mother Maria Francis, a leader of the Little Sisters of the Poor in St. Paul, Minn.; and Sister Mumbi Kigutha, CPPS, a newly professed Catholic sister from Kenya who has worked for the United Nations. Through their stories we see the diversity of paths taken and how living a life with God is not what we assume it to be.

For more information visit bit.ly/MissionsofHope

This documentary was made by the production team at SisterStory.org with the support of the NationalCatholicSistersProject.org

SisterStory
Produced for National Catholic Sisters Week 2019, Missions of Hope is an attempt at debunking misconceptions of women religious by showcasing their remarkable diversity and surprising relevance among young adults. The documentary features four fascinating Catholic sisters: Sister Belinda Monahan, OSB, an archeologist in Chicago; Sister Xiomara Méndez-Hernández, OP, a former fashion designer in Chicago; Mother Maria Francis, a leader of the Little Sisters of the Poor in St. Paul, Minn.; and Sister Mumbi Kigutha, CPPS, a newly professed Catholic sister from Kenya who has worked for the United Nations. Through their stories we see the diversity of paths taken and how living a life with God is not what we assume it to be.

For more information visit bit.ly/MissionsofHope

This documentary was made by the production team at SisterStory.org with the support of the NationalCatholicSistersProject.org
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Lord, on this St. Joseph's Day, please be with all the fathers. Like St. Joseph, a dreamer and a carpenter, help them to support their families while following the will of God. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden, for this beautiful prayer to St. Joseph. It is a wonderful message during our Lenten Journey. Happy St. Joseph's Day!Happy St. Joseph's Day! #FeastofStJoseph ... See MoreSee Less

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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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