Sisters of Charity of New YorkNow in our third century of living lives of love
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.
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. Read the complete statement by the Sisters of Charity…
Charity Wisdom from Our Founders From centuries ago, the words of our founders still resound, full of wisdom and insight for today. Saints Elizabeth Ann Seton, Vincent de Paul, and Louise de Marillac guide us as we walk in Christ’s footsteps. With him we seek to...read more
Leviticus 19:34 — The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt: I am your God. Matthew 25:35 — I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me...read more
“She was a kind and gentle woman, one who was understanding, compassionate, quiet and fun-loving.” Sister Mary Margaret McGovern (Brigid) was born August 31, 1915, in New York City, one of two daughters and one son of James and Margaret McGovern. Brigid...read more
READINGS: Isaiah 60:1–6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:2–3a, 5–6; Matthew 2:1–12 I love the responsorial psalms chosen for this season: “Sing joyfully…exult in the Lord…his faithfulness endures forever…” The community sings out such joy. The promise is fulfilled at last. Yet...read more