In Memoriam: Sister Margaret Aileen Fennell, SC

Sister Margaret Aileen loved her work with the children she taught and counseled. She will long be remembered by her students for the knowledge which she imparted and the helpful advice she so kindly gave. Sister Margaret Aileen Fennell (Sister Miriam Brendan) was born March 23, 1928 in New York City. She was one of […]

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Sisters of Charity March in St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Congregation Celebrates 200th Anniversary at NYC & Yonkers Parades Accompanied by three young women wearing the traditional Sisters of Charity habit, the Congregation marched up Fifth Avenue at the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Friday, March 17th. Jada Majors and Olivia Perez, juniors from Saint Raymond Academy for Girls in the Bronx, and Nicole Quarento, […]

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CMSV Evening Lecture on April 4, 2017

Just war and non-violent strategies to counter conflict will be the focus of the 2017 Margaret F. Grace Lecture at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. in Smith Hall. Titled To Kill or Not to Kill: Just War or Nonviolence? A Conversation with Maryann Cusimano Love (Catholic Univ. […]

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Art by Mary Polutanovich, D.C., d "Woman at the Well

March 19, 2017 — Third Sunday of Lent

READINGS: Exodus 17: 3-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5: 1-2, 5-8; John 4: 5-42 “Give me a drink.” Today’s familiar Gospel story teems with themes and images to unpack and ponder: a model of encounter, a lesson in Jesus’ evangelizing strategy, a reflection on giving and receiving, a meditation on living water and fields to be […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Margaret Beaudette, SC

My sculpture was the best way I could express that God, ever compassionate and kind, is incarnated in the figures I sculpt. Sister Margaret Beaudette (Sister Marie Gerard) was born March 5, 1928 in Astoria, New York. She was one of three children, two daughters and one son, born to Aldrick and Margaret Doyle Beaudette. […]

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Setting sun through the clouds over the water.

March 12, 2017 — Second Sunday of Lent

Readings: Genesis 12: 1-4a; Psalm 33; 2 Timothy 1: 8b-10; Matthew 17: 1-9 “Listen to him.” We’ve all had the experience. We may be paging through the Scripture readings for the day, or (half-)listening to the lector proclaiming the Word at Mass. Suddenly, a phrase strikes us like a lightning bolt. Our heads and hearts […]

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Employment Opportunity: Per Diem Housekeeper at LEFSA

The Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of New York is seeking a Per Diem Housekeeper to work at its sponsored ministry, Life Experience and Faith Sharing Associates (LEFSA) for up to 8 hours per week. The Housekeeper is required to maintain the appearance of the LEFSA office space. Work is executed within established procedures […]

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Employment Opportunity: Per Diem Team Member at LEFSA

The Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of New York is seeking a Per Diem Team Member to work at its sponsored ministry, Life Experience and Faith Sharing Associates (LEFSA) for up to 11 hours per week. The Team Member should understand Basic Christian Community model, who can work as a team, but also takes […]

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Sisters to Lecture at Knights of Columbus Museum

Sisters Regina Bechtle and Mary McCormick will present Widening the Circle of Care at the Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven, CT, on Saturday, March 11, 2–3 pm. The Sisters will highlight the Congregation’s history, heritage, mission and vision during the free public lecture. Visitors will also have the opportunity to view How the […]

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Charity Wisdom — Lent 2017

March–April Lent invites us to clear the blocks in our hearts and minds to make way for God’s ever-new action in us. From centuries ago, the words of our founders still resound, full of wisdom and insight for today. Saints Elizabeth Seton, Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac accompany us in a special way […]

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