Their religious order is called the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, but they have ties to the Diocese of Brooklyn that date back to the mid-19th century.
Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, is indeed special. At 110 years of age, she has the distinction of being the oldest nun in the U.S. She is also the second oldest ecclesiastical person in the world.
Like many women religious, Sister Barbara Kradick OP chose education as her vocation. But while countless sisters over the years have dedicated their lives to teaching, her path hasn’t been a linear one.
Sister Francis Piscatella, OP, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville for 90 years, turned 108 years old on April 20. She is loved by her fellow sisters and former students, having fostered the faith of so many women and displaying fierce determination in overcoming obstacles and following God’s path.