News and Upcoming Events
Upcoming Vespers at St. Albert's Chapel
We cordially invite you to please join us for Vespers at 4 p.m. on the following Sundays at our Motherhouse from October 2015 through May 2016:
March 13; April 17 and May 15
Opening the Doors of Mercy this Jubilee Year
Soon we will enter the season of Lent. It is a time of grace and mercy given us each year to reflect and prepare for the renewal of our Baptism at Easter. In this year the Lenten season intersects with two graced moments: the observance of the 800th Anniversary of the Order and the Jubilee Year of Mercy inaugurated by Pope Francis.
On the First Sunday of Lent, February 14, we will observe a simple "Opening of the Jubilee Door" in the Motherhouse at the beginning of the Eucharist, and invite all-at home, in local gatherings, to share in the spirit of "opening a door" to this special season of mercy.
To cross a threshold, to enter a new space, signifies finding new energy for the works of hospitality, compassion and mercy. This is the invitation of the Jubilee Year.
Deepening our sense of commitment to the holy preaching, growing in the image of the compassionate Christ, being signs of joy and hope in a world deeply troubled and suffering - these are the challenges of this graced season. Let us open the doors of mercy in our own hearts and in any and every place where we find ourselves. Attached is a prayer.
Irish Night will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at St. Brigid's School Hall in Westbury. The Mass for Peace this year will be at 6 pm followed by the dance. Join us for a fun evening of Irish food, music and dancing. And don't forget all the prizes to be won! The invitation is attached.
A Special St. Patrick's Celebration With Andy Cooney & Phil Coulter in Concert
Dominican Village, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Saint Dominic in Amityville, will host a benefit concert in the NYCB Theatre in Westbury on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 3 pm
. Proceeds of this event will benefit Dominican Village, a not-for-profit, non-sectarian Independent and Assisted Living Retirement Community in Amityville, NY.
Celtic Crossings in Concert will feature "Irish America's favorite son" Andy Cooney and Ireland's legendary songwriter and performer Phil Coulter, accompanied by the Irish Pops Ensemble, Hibernian Festival Singers and special guest Geraldine Branagan. To see and hear them go to: https://youtu.be/Ofjok1qH4Ak
Tickets for this joyful, magical "Celtic Spirit" concert can be purchased directly through Dominican Village or TicketMaster.com. Tickets now on sale $69.50 or $54.50.
For more information please call Dominican Village at (631) 842-6618.
Dominican Youth Day
In celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the Dominican Order, we are sponsoring
a Youth Day on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Amityville Motherhouse. All 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th graders are invited to be a part of that day! Tickets are $5 per person, but will not be sold at the door. This includes lunch and prizes too. RSVP by Friday, April 8, 2016. For more information see the flyer or contact Sister Gina Fleming by email at
or by phone at 631-842-6000 x 308. Spread the word!
Saturday, May 21, 2016: Having completed Part I StrengthsFinder (See our Strengthsfinders page to watch video and take the assessment), the Workshop Gathering for Part II will take place at Our Lady of Grace Spiritual Center, 29 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset, NY 11030 from 9:30-12:30pm.