“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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Lent (March–April 2019) Lent invites us to clear the blockages within and among us and to heed Christ’s invitation to change our hearts and minds. From centuries ago, the words of our founders still resound, full of wisdom and insight for today. Saints Elizabeth Ann...read more
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
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 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
On June 7, almost ninety retired Sisters were welcomed by the Sisters living and working in the Nanuet area to a day of food and friendship at Seton Village in Rockland County. Sisters gathered included those from Seton Village, St. Patrick Villa, St. Agatha, Kittay...read more
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...read more
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...read more
By Barbara Srozenski, SC Sister Winifred has been carrying on the mission of the Sisters of Charity for over sixty-six years. She reflected that she has always experienced that mission as “Being Sent” by God. And faith in that all-provident God has sustained her...read more