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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Latest Issue of Vision

Vision Summer 2019 CoverThe Sisters of Charity gathered in the newly-renovated Chapel of the Immaculate Conception to install the new Leadership Team. In addition to a recap of the day, this issue features a brief biography of each member of the new Team, plus much more. Download a copy to read. Click here to read/download.

In Memoriam: Sister Theresa Mary O’Connor, SC

Sister Theresa will be fondly remembered by the many students she taught and counseled and by the persons whose care she guided in the nursing homes where she served. Sister Theresa Mary O’Connor (Sister Miriam Patrick) was born August 20, 1929, in Bronx,...

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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.

In 1863 St. Francis Xavier Church was the first to throw open it’s doors to welcome wounded men from both armies. Who answered the call from both armies? Sisters. https://t.co/wGh1HHlFqG

WAR OF 1812 - On this day in 1814 British infantrymen landed on shores of Virginia, marched to the new federal capital in Washington, DC, and destroyed most of its buildings by fire.

Home to God. Please pray for the repose of the soul Sister Theresa Mary O'Connor, SC who passed away today at the age of 90, having served as a Sister of Charity for nearly 72 years. https://t.co/0396IrWJId

James Roosevelt Bayley, nephew of Elizabeth Bayley Seton, was born in NYC. He served as the first Bishop of Newark (1853–72) and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore (1872–77).

On this day in 1882, Archbishop of Baltimore, James Gibbons (later Cardinal), visited Emmitsburg and suggested that her Cause for Canonization be begun. The Archdiocese of Baltimore launched the investigation.

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