Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt To Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week

Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt To Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week

BLAUVELT, NY (2/29/2016) - The Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt will participate in National Catholic Sisters Week, an annual celebration that honors women religious that takes place from March 8-14, 2016. The Rockland County Legislature will also recognize National Catholic Sisters Week and the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt with a proclamation that was introduced by Legislator Patrick Moroney.  

“We are happy that national exposure is being given to women religious and their current ministries through the promotion of National Catholic Sisters Week. The Proclamation by the Legislature, recognizing the women’s religious congregations in the county, is a great honor. We are grateful to Legislator Moroney for introducing it,” said Sister Michaela Connolly, O.P.

Also, during the celebration, the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt will host the following National Catholic Sisters Week events:

  • Wednesday, March 9 - Lenten Lecture & Film Series – “The Ninth Day” with Sister Miriam Catherine Nevins at 1 PM at the Motherhouse

  • Friday, March 11 – Live Stream “Ask A Sister” with Sister Michaela at 9:30 AM on the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt Facebook Page

  • Sunday, March 13 – Celtic Tea at 2 PM at the Motherhouse

​ To learn more about our National Catholic Sisters Week events, you can do so by joining our social media communities here.  ​

The Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt is a religious congregation in Blauvelt, New York  committed to bringing hope to those who need it the most through programs and advocacy. For more information visit www.opblauvelt.org or contact Katie Beckmann at (845) 359-7327 or by e-mail at kbeckmann@opblauvelt.org.  

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