Voting at Assembly 2019
“God calls you to work in this vineyard. Go therefore, having but a single heart and a single intention, and in this way you will bear much fruit.” St. Vincent de Paul
(Abelly 2:126; CED III: 82-83)
Renewing Our Vows
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on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
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As an excellent educator and an ardent advocate to advance services for children and families in need, Sister Mary Jane left her mark as compassionate, kind, thoughtful and concerned about others. Sister Mary Jane Fitzgibbon (Sister Mary Baptista) was born...read more
The Sisters of Charity of New York are happy to announce that the delegates of Assembly 2019 elected Sister Donna Dodge President, and approved the appointment of Sister Dorothy Metz as First Assistant to the President, and Sister Dominica Rocchio as Second Assistant...read more
By Eileen M. Fagan, SC We are at this new day, filled with the graces God has showered upon us through all of yesterday, Friday, March 29. Sister Jane reminded us as we began the day that this is our time for Charity Rising, this is God’s time. God Calls us to dream...read more
By Margaret Ellen Burke, SC We began the day on Thursday with Sister Jane calling us again and again “to Wake Up, to Listen, to Be Present, to Trust,” thus emphasizing how important these attitudes were as we entered into the sacred work of the day, reflecting...read more
By Cecilia Harriendorf, SC We began the work of Assembly on Wednesday asking God—whose plans for us are perfect—to bless our actions and decisions. In the morning we focused on health and wellness, raised questions, challenged assumptions, and advanced the idea of...read more
By Willona Sloan Alumnae Feature by Cathedral High School Celebrating National Catholic Sisters Week 2019 For Sr. Nancy Kellar, SC ’58, whose three older sisters had attended Cathedral, the high school was the obvious choice. She loved Cathedral, and her history...read more
By Charlotte Raftery, SC Sister Dorothy welcomed me warmly to sit with her in her room at Kittay Senior Apartments, acutely aware that we were going to share in a bit of her experience of being a Sister of Charity. When at one point in the sharing Sister Dorothy said...read more
Sister Mary Caulfield, a Sister of Charity since 1949, lives at Kittay House in the Bronx. With the help of Sister Arleen Ketchum, Sister Mary created a little Christmas joy for the twenty-two Sisters in the Kittay community by purchasing stockings for them. Together...read more
By Lorraine Cooper, SC Once an educator and director of religious education (DRE), always an educator and DRE—a perfect portrayal of Sister Mary Adele Henzes’ life as a Sister of Charity. Even after retirement, her mind and heart are immersed in the changing plight of...read more
By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Mary Kieran’s motto was provided by her father and remains with her today in word and action. The words are from an old African-American spiritual: “If I can help somebody…my living will not be in vain.” The Vincentian spirit was...read more