Rose Hawthorne Vocations News and Events

Rose Hawthorne said "Yes" to Christ in caring for the poor afflicted with incurable cancer.  During her time, cancer was thought to be contagious and people where left to die alone with little or no care.  She saw Christ in these poor sufferers and strove to provide and care for all their needs.      Learn about...


Are you discerning a religious vocation? Come to our discernment weekends...

Check out dates and locations

Next Discernment Weekend:

September 22 - 24


Even though our apostolate is nursing, many of our Sisters had no nursing experience when they entered.  As a matter of fact, we all come from different backgrounds and walks of life.  Learn a little more about how they discovered their call to religious life and their response...

Meet the Sisters





Three of our Sisters made vows...


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

Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne


Rosary Hill Home

600 Linda Avenue

Hawthorne, New York  10532

Phone:  (914) 769-0114

For Vocation Inquiries, call or email:

Sister Alma Marie, O.P.

Vocation Director

Phone:  ( 845) 745-1319