Celebrating 25 years of loving and serving Christ in his poor afflicted with incurable cancer.
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Medals with the image of Saint Dominic
Father Jacob blessing the medals.
Receiving the medal of Saint Dominic
Gabriela (left) and Mary (right)
Mary (left) and Grabriela (right)
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On October 7th, the Feast of our Lady of the Rosary,
we rejoiced in welcoming
Gabriela (from North Carolina) and Mary (from Wisconsin)
to our Novitiate as Postulants.
Please join us in prayer for their discernment and perseverance.
The Crux published the article: Daughter of famed American writer joined Jesus on the peripheries by Father Jeffrey F. Kirby. In this article Father Kirby presents Rose Hawthorne as an example of one who went to the peripheries.
On July 9th, The National Catholic Register published the article: Mother Mary Alphonsa, Daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne, is Now Called a Servant of God by Stephanie Mann
"Radical Joy" on NetTV aired an episode (on May 3rd) featuring our Sisters. The Sisters shared their thoughts about religious life and our apostolate of caring for the poor afflicted with incurable cancer. Watch here!
"How does your nursing apostolate fit into the Order of Preachers?"
This is a question we are frequently asked. Brother Ignatius Perkins, O.P., Executive Director of The Dominican Friars Health Care Ministry of New York, answers this question in his article: Sanctuaries of Compassion: The Idea of Care in the Dominican Tradition. As Brother Ignatius explains, compassionate care for the sick is at the heart of the Dominican Order. Many of the great Dominican Saints like Catherine of Siena, Martin de Porres, and Rose of Lima spent their life caring for the sick. (Read article...)