Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne
The Crux: Daughter of famed American writer...

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.

The National Catholic Register: Mother Mary Alphonsa,...

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

NET TV - "Radical Joy" - Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne

"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!

Sanctuaries of Compassion: The Idea of Care in the Dominican Tradition

"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...)


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