Charity Wisdom — Ordinary Time
Autumn 2019

Autumn — a time to thank God for a full harvest of blessings, a time to pray for peace, for responsible care of creation, for workers & those who seek work, for teachers & students, for migrants, refugees and all who suffer in poverty. Pray with Charity Wisdom and seasonal reflections from our founders and friends.
Photo of the Palisades and Hudson River by Margaret Egan, SC

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.

Sponsored Ministries

“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)

The Sister of Charity, by Pietro GagliardiSisters of Charity of New York

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.

 

You can make a difference—help us change lives.
Join in the mission of the Sisters of Charity of New York.

Subscribe to our eNews to stay up-to-date on our work
and the life of our Congregation.

Please leave this field empty

Chapel Restoration Project

Altar, Chapel of the Immaculate ConceptionRestoration of the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception mirrors restoration of the heart. Your gift will help us restore the heart of our Congregation’s home at Mount Saint Vincent. Visit our Chapel Restoration page to learn more.

 

Prayer Cards

Sisters of Charity prayer cards

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

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.

Mother Mary and the Rosary

Mother Mary and the Rosary

During October, we traditionally remember our Mother Mary and the Rosary, the prayer that she gave to St. Dominic for all of us. (feast: Oct. 7)  The Sisters of Charity offer two contemporary ways of praying the Rosary by linking each mystery with intentions of...

read more
A Conversation with Sister Dorothy Emanuel

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...

read more
A Special Christmas Gift

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...

read more

Spirituality

Autumn — a time to thank God for a full harvest of blessings, a time to pray for peace, for responsible care of creation, for workers & those who seek work, for teachers & students, for migrants, refugees and all who suffer in poverty. Pray with Charity Wisdom from our founders and friends.

Elizabeth Boyle, later to become the first Mother of the Sisters of Charity of New York, was born on this day in 1788 near Baltimore.

St. Vincent’s (Manhattan) School of Nursing opened on this day in 1892, with Miss Katherine Sanborn as director. https://t.co/wd32g7HjVo

Load More...