Hearts Afire Podcast

Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York

The Hearts Afire Podcast is the official podcast of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York. Tune in to shows as we discuss Advocacy, Ministry, Vocation, Community, Giving, Prayer, Mindfulness, Relationships, Self-Care, Inspiration, Inner-Peace, and Reflection.

All Episodes

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, Sr. Didi Madden, OP, reflects on the meaning of gratitude and its connection to Thanksgiving.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Nov 24

11 min 57 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, Maria Bohan reflects on what it's like to be a Millennial working at the Motherhouse. To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Nov 18

13 min 1 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, Sr. Grace Augustine Canevari, OP, reflects on the importance of kindness.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Nov 11

13 min 37 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, Sr. Noreen Walsh, OP, reflects on her healthcare ministry, as well as what it means to care for the sick.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Oct 28

10 min 8 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we take a deep dive into the Dominican Volunteers USA Program with guest, Andrea Meyer.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Oct 13

15 min 13 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on the upcoming Jubilee celebration, with guest Sr. Monica Paul Fraser, OP, as well as reflect on the meaning of 60 years of religious life to her.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Sep 29

21 min 28 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on the importance of education and keeping kids in school, with guest Sr. Maggie McDermott, OP, the Executive Director of Tolentine Zeiser Community Life Center in the Bronx, New York.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Sep 16

13 min 33 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on the importance of keeping faith during sickness and times of crisis, with guest Sr. Bridget Mary Troy, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Jul 28

11 min 38 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on the importance of church and staying engaged with your parish community, with guest Sr. Dorothy Hall, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Jul 15

13 min 40 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on the meaning of spirituality with guest, Sr. Shirley Jeffcott, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Jun 30

20 min 8 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on the spiritual meaning of creation in our lives with guest, Sr. Anne Daniel Young, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Jun 17

26 min 46 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on dealing with loss and grief with our guest, Sr. Monica Paul Fraser, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Jun 2

25 min 56 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we preview the upcoming Hearts Afire Virtual Gala with our guest, Kerrin Kissel, Director of Development.RSVP today for the Hearts Afire Virtual Gala online here: http://heartsafiregala.givesmart.com/. Registration is free and all are welcome to attend.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

May 12

11 min 31 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on finding God in the everyday with our guest, Sr. Jo-Anne Faillace, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

May 5

27 min 43 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on Earth Day and how we can better care for our environment with our guest, Sr. Ceil Lavan, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Apr 21

17 min 8 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we reflect on the meaning of Easter and why we celebrate the Easter season with our guest, Sr. Miriam Catherine Nevins, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel.To show your support for the Hearts Afire Podcast and the Sisters of Saint Dominic, visit www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Apr 7

27 min 21 sec

In today's episode of the Hearts Afire Podcast, we discuss why each day of Holy Week is meaningful with our guest, Sr. Dorothy Maxwell, OP.To watch the live broadcast of our episodes, subscribe to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/blauveltdominicansTo support the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, visit: www.opblauvelt.org/giving.

Mar 24

27 min 55 sec

On March 9th, the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt and Dominican Sisters of Sparkill hosted a Catholic Sisters Week live conversation about how we can open our hearts to the world, find common ground with others, as well as how Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti can help us build a culture of peace and dialogue as one human family.This discussion was moderated by Sr. Jeanne Shary, OP, of Sparkill, this event and featured panelists: Sisters Carol Lehmkuhl, OP, of Sparkill, and Barbara McEneany, OP, of Blauvelt.

Mar 10

28 min 59 sec

Throughout the pandemic, several of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, have often been asked, “How has faith shaped your response to the challenges of living with COVID-19?”This question sparked us to host a Catholic Sisters Week Virtual Discussion: Living Through COVID with Faith & Hope.Moderated by Sr. Terry Rickard, President and Executive Director of RENEW International, discussion participants will hear from Sisters Mary Flood, Maggie McDermott, and Mary Eileen O’Brien on how they have used their faith and hope in their ministries to respond to the challenges of the pandemic.· As Executive Director of the Tolentine Zeiser Community Life Center, Sr. Maggie's ministry impacts individuals in need throughout the Bronx as her organization provides affordable child care and homeless, HIV/AIDS, and immigrant services.· Throughout the pandemic, Sr. Mary’s ministry as a Physician and Associate Professor of Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and a Leadership Team member for the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, has been instrumental in developing protocols at the Motherhouse to ensure safe practices were in place to protect sisters and staff, including those who are high-risk.· In her ministry, Sr. Mary Eileen, the President of Dominican College, has worked endlessly with administrators to develop safety and health guidelines for the school, in consideration of all its aspects and collaboration with all its constituents.Please note that this event took place on March 4, 2021, and was originally broadcasted through Zoom.

Mar 9

51 min 32 sec