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Friday, December 15, 2017

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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Too many shootings have taken place throughout our country over the past several years. Escalating violence --whether it is a terrorist attack, a mental health issue, a grudge or revenge attack, or a tragic mistake-- costs us dearly.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Sister Debbie Blow

 

 We all know that more than a million people escaped war and torture this year; they are refugees. (Please don’t tune me out just yet! Stay with me…) We are all also aware of some folks espousing the shutting down of our borders because people are fleeing war and violence. We witness attacks of varying degrees of violence,...

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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Sisters Sharon and Donna Brunell build in New Orleans

 

When Dominican Sister of Hope Sharon Yount, OP goes home, she visits her family in southern New Jersey. Her siblings, nieces, and nephews live a mere eight miles from the Salem home in which she and her siblings were raised; the town was surrounded by small farms and,...

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Monday, August 15, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

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Flickr: Steven Depolo

Dominican Sister of Hope Bette Ann Jaster, OP is an environmentalist. After co-founding Earthlinks twenty years ago, she has worked to legalize beekeeping in the Village of Ossining, advocated against fracking in Westchester County, and even created space at Mariandale for neighbors to come and garden.

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Friday, April 22, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto

One year ago, the Dominican Sisters of Hope (in committed collaboration with four other Dominican communities, also known as OPSCC) officially committed to work on climate change impacts. The initiative, which took the form of a corporate stance, was as important as it was heady: the group acknowledged the negative impacts of...

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

0 Comments / Posted by Sister Pat Jelly

Can you identify a moment when you experienced a Transformation of Jesus in yourself or in others?

 

For myself, there have been many moments that, when reflecting on them together, have been moments of Light, a gradual transformation which always happens for me with the shadows. These hopefully will continue until the final...

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