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Profiles of Sisters of Charity

Getting to Know You: Sister Miriam Anne Brennan, SC

Sisters of Charity Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week   By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Miriam Anne happily began her ministry as a Sister of Charity as a third-grade teacher at St. Paul’s School in Brooklyn. In 1944 she was sent to study nursing at the College of...

Getting to Know You: Sister Margaret McEntee, SC

Sisters of Charity Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week   My name is Sister Margaret McEntee, but I’m called Peggy by family and friends. My religious name was Sister Marita James, which I requested in honor of my father and brother. I entered the Sisters of...

Getting to Know You: Sister Mary Edward Zipf, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC As a child, Sr. Mary Edward suffered several hardships. Her baby sister died eight days after she was born and her mother died a year later when she was only three. Sickness was a constant in her family, so fun and light-heartedness were a must....

Sisters in Ministry: Sister Florence Mallon, SC

By Carol De Angelo, SC   For the past four years, Sr. Florence Mallon, SC, has been Pastoral Associate for Special Ministries at St. Joseph Parish, Bronxville, NY. For fourteen previous years, St. Joseph’s Parish employed Sr. Florence as hospital chaplain at Lawrence...

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

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...

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