as the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne, this community was
founded in 1900 by Rose Hawthorne, the daughter of the author,
Nathanial Hawthorne, and convert to Catholicism.
The Sisters have
three homes in the United States - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta,
George; and Hawthorne, New York, and one in Kisumu, Kenya. The sisters provide a free
home to those suffering, from incurable cancer who are unable to
afford nursing care elsewhere.
must be in good health and have at least a high school diploma.
Admission of older applicants is decided on an individual basis.