Sr. Helen Murphy

In Memoriam: Sister Helen Murphy, SC

With her quiet strength and thoughtful nature, Sister Helen dedicated a total of 45 years to the special call of child care service to the poor with humility and expertise. Sister Helen Murphy (Sister Marian Jeanne) was born July 8, 1923 in Yonkers, New York, one of two daughters and three sons of John and […]

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton altar at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Altar of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton to be Blessed on Sunday, October 8

Sisters of Charity, Associates, Companions, families, and friends will join Timothy Cardinal Dolan for the blessing of the Altar of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, October 8 at 3 pm. The prayer service will be live-streamed from the Cathedral beginning at 2:57 pm. Please visit the link below to join […]

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Remembering Our Sisters on All Souls Day

Dear Friends, In today’s world, it can be hard to find support when we’re mourning the loss of a loved one. We all need a spiritual community that helps us feel less alone in such times, and more at peace with God and with our dear departed. The Sisters of Charity have our eyes and […]

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Getting to Know You: Sister Genevieve Wetmore, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Genevieve’s first assigned ministry as a Sister of Charity was to be a first-grade teacher at St. Margaret of Crotona School in the Bronx. Being an early-childhood teacher was to be her joy and privilege for the next fifty-five years. She experienced God’s embracing love for each student, and in […]

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Cathedral High School founded in 1905 by the Sisters of Charity

Cathedral High School Honors the Sisters of Charity

By Margaret Egan, SC Cathedral High School’s gracious request to honor the Sisters of Charity in celebration of their 200th Anniversary of Arrival in New York City culminated in a memorable celebratory event on Friday, September 22, 2017.  Sisters who had attended or taught in Cathedral were invited to a Mass and luncheon at the […]

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A great day was enjoyed by all at Xaviar's X2o

Another Great Anniversary Event at the Fall 2017 Luncheon

The skies were bright on September 13 as we continued the celebration of our 200th Anniversary at Xaviar’s X2O in Yonkers for the Fourth Annual Fall Luncheon. In addition to great food and friendship, the sold-out crowd was treated to over fifty basket raffle prizes to win and a 50/50 raffle that totaled $22,220. The […]

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Statue of Liberty welcomes immigrants.

We Stand in Support of Dreamers

We, the Sisters of Charity of New York, are deeply concerned about the situation of young persons affected by the suspension of DACA protections. DACA was a common-sense path to stability for families, communities, and local economies, and a reaffirmation of American values. Ending DACA will cause irreparable harm to our families and communities and […]

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Elizabeth Seton’s NYC Guidebook

New from the Sisters of Charity of New York Elizabeth Seton’s New York—A Guidebook 200th Anniversary Edition Adapted by Regina Bechtle, SC 20-Page Booklet, Illustrations in Color Visit sites where Elizabeth Seton lived and prayed in downtown Manhattan, Staten Island, and New Rochelle. Follow in the footsteps of this intrepid woman of New York and […]

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Charity Wisdom — Ordinary Time, September-October 2017

Autumn of our 200th anniversary year — a time to thank God for a full harvest of blessings, and to pray for peace, for responsible care of creation, for workers and those who seek work, for teachers and students, for those living in poverty. From centuries ago, the words of our founders still resound, full […]

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Donations

Many of our friends have expressed a desire to help victims of the Hurricane Harvey disaster that has displaced so many of our sisters and brothers. There are two areas where our donations will go directly to those who need it the most. The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati and the Daughters of Charity have […]

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