“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)
Preparing for Assembly 2019
Renewing Our Vows
Sisters, Associates, and Companions gathered to renew vows and commitments
on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Sisters of Charity of New York
Now 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.
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Along with her active life, Sister Margaret made quiet prayer in the presence of God a priority.Sister Margaret E. Angelovich (Sister Regina Margaret) was born March 15, 1936, in Yonkers, NY, one of two children, a daughter and son of Stephen and Anna...read more
During her fifty-two years of health care ministry, physicians, staff, patients, and families deeply appreciated her goodness, humor, and fidelity to quality care. Sister Teresita Duque (Clara Ines) was born January 9, 1928 in Bogotá, Colombia, South...read more
Readings: Second Sunday of Lent In Pope Francis’ 2019 Lenten Message, Pope Francis invites us to recommit ourselves to the journey of conversion. This Lent, if we truly seek to live as children of God, our growth in self-giving will also have a powerful impact on...read more
A Reflection as Lent Begins Readings: Deuteronomy 26:4–10; Psalm 91; Romans 10:8–13; Luke 4:1–13 You were, Jesus, a frighteningly simple man whose only talent was to do good. Help us, like you, to accept the poverty of the commonplace. You knew...read more
The Sisters of Charity of New York seek a Housekeeper/Dietary Assistant at Mount Saint Vincent Convent, a 60-room retirement home in Bronx, NY. The Convent provides assisted living services to retired sisters of the Congregation. General Duties: The employee is...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