The Mission Continues: Who is My Neighbor?

For over 200 years, the Sisters of Charity have advocated for our neighbor — those most in need of our love and support. Today we continue to serve our neighbor through our sponsored ministries.

Pentecost & Ordinary Time
Summer 2019

Summer brings many celebrations of relationship: with family & friends, with Creation’s breathtaking beauty, with Christ, ever present in his Spirit, in the Eucharist, in the community that is his Body. Find inspiration in Charity Wisdom and seasonal reflections from our founders and friends.

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“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)

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Now in our third century of living lives of love. 

The Sisters of Charity of New York is a community of Roman Catholic women religious who share in the ongoing mission of Jesus. We do so by responding to the signs of the times in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. We strive to reveal God’s love in our lives and through our varied ministries with and for all in need, especially those living in poverty.

 

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Thank You for Your Support

Spring BenefitOver 400 attended the 2019 Annual Spring Benefit on Thursday, May 16, at The Lighthouse at Pier 61, where two outstanding servant leaders were honored. Click here to view the photos of this enjoyable and worthy event that raised funds for our missions.

 

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Recognize your loved ones in a special way by enrolling them with the Sisters of Charity. Donation made help provide for the care of retired Sisters and supports our varied ministries. Learn more.

 

Latest Issue of Vision

The Sisters of Charity of New York have accompanied adults, children, and families who are homeless or facing homelessness for over 200 years. As times changed so did our way of accompanying persons and addressing homelessness compassionately and systemically. The majority of this issue is dedicated to that effort. This issue also presents a brief summary of Assembly 2019 and our newly elected Leadership Team. Click here to read/download.

Transfer of Leadership: Not a Map but a Doorway

The following reflection was offered by Sr. Mary Mc Cormick at the Transfer of Leadership. What we need today is not a map but a doorway. A doorway that opens into our preferred future, discerned by us, chosen by us, shaped and molded by us, by who and what we are,...

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A Conversation with Sister Dorothy Emanuel

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...

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A Special Christmas Gift

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...

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Spirituality

Summer brings many celebrations of relationship: with family and friends, with Creation’s breathtaking beauty, with Christ, ever present in his Spirit, in the Eucharist, in the community that is his Body. Find inspiration in Charity Wisdom and seasonal reflections from our founders and friends.

We believe strongly in the power of prayer. We invite you to share your intentions with us so that we may pray with you. Click the link to send us your prayer request. https://t.co/JqEm9FLT4J

Recognize your loved ones in a special way by enrolling them with the Sisters of Charity. Your donation helps provide for the care of retired Sisters and aids our varied ministries. https://t.co/QcPlopGgbq

Lord, I know you will not despise a contrite, sincere heart. I only want to love and praise you for your great goodness to me, today and all the days of my life.

The New York Draft Riots began on this day in 1863. Hundreds of people were killed, many more seriously injured. African-Americans were often the target of the rioters’ violence. https://t.co/azRgx8nwsU

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