“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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The Spirit was alive and singing when Sr. Peggy McEntee visited second and third graders of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Shrub Oak, N.Y. Sister Peggy went to the school to visit with the children and to receive the socks they collected during a drive that they...read more
By Mary E. McCormick, SC Elizabeth Seton had two life-changing experiences in a place of quarantine. In 1799 her father, Dr. Richard Bayley, became Chief Medical Officer at the Quarantine Station on Staten Island. His task: to examine immigrants to prevent any with...read more
The Sisters of Charity of New York sadly acknowledge that an allegation of sexual misconduct was brought against Sister Mary Ann D’Antonio, S.C., by a former student at Saint Raymond Academy for Girls in the Bronx. The alleged incident is said to have occurred...read more
The Sisters of Charity of New York seek a Receptionist/Recreation Coordinator 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...read more
Sister Helen will be remembered by her students, their parents, and the Sisters with whom she lived and worked as kind, compassionate, and ready to assist anyone who needed help.Sister Helen Scoltock (Sister Margaret Dolores) was born February 21, 1926, in...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
By Charlotte Raftery, SC How did I come to be in ministry with the Sisters at Mary the Queen, and now with the Sisters in Schervier and St. Patrick’s Home? You might say God called me when I saw the advertisement for the job at Mary the Queen, and Sister Kathleen...read more
With Jesus, the Spirit sends us forth to live our baptismal vocation—to work for peace, racial justice, unity, and an end to violence, to honor the gift of life, to spread hope. Pray with seasonal Charity Wisdom from our founders and friends.