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Rosary House of Studies

  Dominican Sisters of the Presentation

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Application Process

For those living in the Washington area, the application process is preceded by a personal encounter with the Sister in charge of the residence.

Along with the application you must bring the following:

  • One passport size photograph
  • Photocopy of your ID or Passport
  • The policy of the house signed by the applicant
  • $30 Registration fee (non-refundable)

(You could request an application via email).

Rental Information

The rent is $700.00 per month or $200.00 per week. Checks are to be made payable to: Dominican Sisters of the Presentation by the 25th of the preceding month. Should a resident decide to leave before the end of the month, the rent is non-refundable. If a resident arrives in the middle of the month, the rent will be negotiated.  

The maximum term for renting at Rosary House is three years. If a resident should need to stay longer than the limit, it will need to be negotiated and is done in exceptional cases only. In order to avoid a sanction, notice must be given at least two weeks before deciding to leave the residence permanently.


All rooms are single rooms.  Each room is equipped with a bed, mattress, pillow, dresser, closet, desk, chair, lamp, bookshelves and waste basket. The residents are encouraged to bring their own linen.  If this is not possible, please let us know and linens will be provided.

The shared living areas include the kitchen, living room, a TV room and the Chapel.

A coin operated washer ($1.00) and dryer (0.75) are available from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. An iron and ironing board are also available at all times.

Internet & Phone.

The House provides free secure wireless internet. Cell phones are acceptable. All rooms also have a telephone jack. If you wish to have your own land line, you must contact Verizon to make your own arrangements.


Two daily meals are included in the rent: Breakfast foods are available from 6:00am – 11:00am daily and a hot dinner is served Monday through Friday at 6:00 p.m. (Arrangements can be made if and only if this conflicts with classes or school activities) Special diet accommodations cannot be guaranteed.

Meals are not provided on Saturday, Sunday and holidays other than breakfast foods.

The kitchen can be used but you need to talk with the Sister in charge of the house.


An overnight woman guest are allowed to stay for one or a few nights in a bedroom for a fee of $45.00 (provided we have one available)