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    On August 13, 1817, Elizabeth Seton sent three Sisters to New York City

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Christ is RisenSpring — the Easter season — new life bursts forth around us and within us. Christ is risen; our hope is not in vain! Find inspiration in Charity Wisdom from our founders and friends, and seasonal reflections on the Scriptures of the season..

Latest Issue of Vision

2017 is here and with this issue of Vision we usher in our 200th Anniversary celebration. Join us as we look back on our history and those who took the courageous steps to serve the early New York community. We also feature our Golden Jubilarians. Click here to read/download.

Join Us in Celebrating 200 Years

We invite you to join us in celebrating our 200th Anniversary. A luncheon will be held on April 29 at the Staaten in Staten Island and on May 18, the 200th Anniversary Gala will be held at Chelsea Piers. Other events will be held throughout the year. Click here for more information.

Mother Seton Circle


A special invitation from Sr. Jane to join our monthly donor program. Your participation can help bring our ministries to those in need into the third century of service. Read more.

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION AS SISTERS OF CHARITY IS TO SHARE IN THE ONGOING MISSION OF JESUS by responding to the signs of the times in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, by revealing the Father’s love in our lives and in our varied ministries with and for all in need, especially the poor.