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Committees

Associates

Non- vowed women and men committed to the Dominican charism.


Communicators
Communicators work together to share news from leadership and collaborative groups to sisters and associates, as well as help assist with event publicity and registration.

Community Vocation Ministers
Vocation ministers collaborating with each other and other members.

Core Committee

The Promoter of Collaboration is accountable to the Core Committee composed of one person from each of the five Leadership teams.

Contact: MIchaela Connolly, OP (Blauvelt), mconnolly@opblauvelt.org

Earth Council

Seeks to recover the understanding of Earth as the original sacred community, facilitate growth in consciousness of our human role in the universe and promote ecological integrity and justice through local and global initiatives.

Contact: Didi Madden, OP (Blauvelt)  didimadden@gmail.com

Elected Leadership

Leadership teams of the five congregations promoting Dominican life and mission.

Project Funding Grant Committee

A committee eatablised by the Promoter of Collaboration in conjunction with the Core Committee of the OPSCC evaluates applications and approves grants.

Contact:  Mary Ellen O'Grady, OP (Promoter of Collaboration), opscc2012@gmail.com

Justice Promoters
The justice promoters address the “Dominican Call to Justice” in collaboration, while affirming the commitments of each congregation to specific issues.
Contact: Sr. Ceil Lavan, OP (Blauvelt), ceilie@aol.com

Preaching Promoters
The Preaching Promoters meet quarterly and promote our Dominican preaching charism in all areas of our lives.
Contact: Sr. Mary Ellen O'Grady, OP (Promoter of Collaboration), opscc2012@gmail.com

 

Groups

Dominican Sisters, Montebello, South Africa
Assisting the indigenous congregation in South Africa with spiritual, theological and updating in other areas.
Contact: Sr. Mary Ann Collins, OP (Blauvelt), maryanncollinsop@verizon.net

 

Nuns Build
Sisters helping to rebuild New Orleans after hurricane Katrina.
Contact: Sr. Joan Marie Donovan, OP (Amityville), jdonovanop@optonline.net

Women’s Committee/Trafficking
Contact: Sr. Joan Agro, OP (Blauvelt), jagro@opblauvelt.org
Sr. Jeanne Shary, OP (Sparkill), jeannebean70@hotmail.com