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Conversations with Sister Theresa Gravino, SC

Conversations with Sister Theresa Gravino, SC

By Charlotte Raftery, SC I am so touched in my most important ministry right now by the gift and privilege of visiting my eighty-nine-year-old brother, Dom, at St. Joseph Nursing Home. He is such an example to me, so accepting of his situation. He never complains. I...
Conversations with Sister Helen Connors, SC

Conversations with Sister Helen Connors, SC

By Charlotte Raftery, SC My current ministry is being a companion to the Sisters at the Convent of Mount Saint Vincent. Doing this in a quiet, low key, non-threatening way really helps them to feel more free and energized to engage in their ministry of prayer and...
Getting to Know You: Sister Alberta Carey, SC

Getting to Know You: Sister Alberta Carey, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Alberta Carey wanted to share, first and foremost, how grateful she is for God’s goodness and care to her throughout her fifty-four years as a religious, forty-two of them as a Sister of Charity. The experience of her mother’s love and...
Getting to Know You: Sister Anne O’Connell, SC

Getting to Know You: Sister Anne O’Connell, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Anne O’Connell marvels at how her life has come full circle, with each piece building on the other with God as her constant support. As a Sister of Charity, biology became her field, and her special bent while at Resurrection in Rye, was...
Getting to Know You: Sister Joan Anderson, SC

Getting to Know You: Sister Joan Anderson, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC In 2007 Sr. Joan Anderson became one of our retirees at the Convent of Mount Saint Vincent. In spite of rheumatoid arthritis, she can be seen managing convent finances or acting as receptionist at the front desk with her crochet hook or...