Our Sisters

Profiles of Sisters of Charity

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

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

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...

Getting to Know You: Sister Genevieve Wetmore, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Genevieve’s first assigned ministry as a Sister of Charity was to be a first-grade teacher at St. Margaret of Crotona School in the Bronx. Being an early-childhood teacher was to be her joy and privilege for the next fifty-five years. She...

Profile: Sister Miriam Anne Brennan, SC

by Grace Henke, SC & Patricia McGowan, SC During her 75 years as a Sister of Charity, Sr. Miriam Anne Brennan has personified the American Nursing Association definition for nursing: “the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities; the prevention...

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