Beloved Long Island Nun Celebrates 108th Birthday

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.

St. Agnes Academic High School Announces Impending Closure

On Jan. 13, St. Agnes Academic High School announced it will be closing at the end of this school year. Sister Peggy McVetty, OP, prioress of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, wrote the “decision to end 112 years of excellent education had been most difficult.”

Sister Ave Honored for Extraordinary Ministry

Be a light for those less fortunate – Sister Ave Clark, O.P., encouraged those came out to honor her as she received the St. Catherine of Siena Award from her fellow Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for her extraordinary outreach ministries.

Sister Kathleen Murphy, O.P.

Sister Kathleen Murphy, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 74 years, died June 16.  She was 94.

Sister Theresa Kilcommons

Sister Theresa Kilcommons, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 71 years, died June 11. She was 89.

Sister Mary Bertram, O.P.

Sister Mary Bertram, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 72 years, died May 18. She was 93.

Sister Regis Milhaven, O.P.

Sister Regis Milhaven, O.P., a Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 67 years died March 17. She was 87.

Sister Joseph Maureen Zick, O.P.

Sister Joseph Maureen Zick, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 67 years, died March 10. She was 85.

Sister Loretta Natoli, O.P.

Sister Loretta Natoli, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 56 years, died Jan. 28. She was 75.

Sister Patricia Dolores Wagner, O.P.

Sister Patricia Dolores Wagner, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 62 years, died suddenly Dec 26. She was 82 years old.