Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne
News and Events


"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 it here!


Nursing apostolate

and the Order Of Preachers


On his article: "Sanctuaries of Compassion: The Idea of Care in the Dominican Tradition",  Brother Ignatius Perkins, O.P., explains that 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...



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

Check out dates and locations

Next Discernment Weekend:  July 21-23


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


Rose Hawthorne

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...

For Vocation Inquiries, call or email:

Sister Alma Marie, O.P.

Vocation Director

Phone:  (845) 745-1319



Rosary Hill Home

600 Linda Avenue

Hawthorne, New York  10532

Phone:  (914) 769-0114