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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Sister Debbie Blow

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Sister Debbie (left) in Nicaragua

 

Sometimes it is easy to forget events that helped shape our lives.

 

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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 For many, coming to America is a dream. People who flee their home countries to escape persecution, violence, and poverty hope to be greeted with the American Dream of citizenship and new beginnings. Many, however, are detained for either unlawful presence or unlawful entry. For long stretches of time, they are held in...

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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When considering the current immigration patterns, there doesn’t seem to be an easy solution for anyone involved. Just last week, a high-school student from our Ossining community was detained. He was preparing to graduate and attend his senior prom; now, he is detained in New Jersey pending deportation back to Ecuador. 

 

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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We Dominican Sisters of Hope stand in communion with all of creation. Unfortunately, we as a global family and nation have too long treated our earth as an object to be used and abused.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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Over the weekend, we posted a video on Facebook about our outrage with President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement. The statement is shared by Dominican Sisters across the United States and informed by years of study, prayer, and conversation with both laity and religious around the world.

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Friday, May 26, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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You already konw about the Executive Orders on deportation that were issued by the U.S. President in January and are now being implemented. When the Executive Order came out, we voiced our opposition to the ban on immigrants. Throughout our Dominican history, we have accompanied and served immigrant and...

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