Our Sisters

Profiles of Sisters of Charity

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...

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...

Conversations with Melissa Fogarty Perez

Conversations with Melissa Fogarty Perez

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...

Getting To Know You: Sister Margaret Smith, SC

Getting To Know You: Sister Margaret Smith, SC

By Barbara Srozenski, SC Sister Margaret Smith has been a Sister of Charity for sixty-five years and characterizes herself as a happy person who always wants to make others happy. She states that her life has had its ups and downs, challenges and successes, and has...

Getting to Know You: Sister Gloria De Arteaga, SC

Getting to Know You: Sister Gloria De Arteaga, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC Before or after entering the Sisters of Charity, Sister Gloria never dreamed of being a missionary, or even of living outside the New York area. Up until that point, her ministry included teaching high school math in New York and she lived in...