Sisters of Saint Dominic Host Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary Celebration
On Thursday, July 13th, parishioners from St. Catharine of Alexandria in Blauvelt, area residents, and several Sisters of Saint Dominic gathered in Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel at St. Dominic Convent to honor Our Lady of Fatima on the 100th Anniversary of her third appiration in Fatima.
“The Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt were truly blessed to have this prayerful evening with the local community to honor Our Lady of Fatima,” said Sr. Theresa Lynch, OP.
The evening began with a beautiful hymn and procession where parishoners carried the statue of Our Lady of Fatima into the chapel. The group was then welcomed by Sr. Mary Flood, OP, and participated in a brief meditation and recited the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary, which were interspersed with song. Sr. Loretta Lynch, OP, added, “The evening was very thought provoking. We are grateful to our Sacristan, Sr. Bridget Mary Troy and to St. Catharine’s parishioners for organizing this lovely event.”