The Mission Continues: Who is My Neighbor?
For over 200 years, the Sisters of Charity have advocated for our neighbor — those most in need of our love and support. Today we continue to serve our neighbor through our sponsored ministries.
Voting at Assembly 2019
“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)
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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Over 400 attended the 2019 Annual Spring Benefit on Thursday, May 16, at The Lighthouse at Pier 61, where two outstanding servant leaders were honored. Click here to view the photos of this enjoyable and worthy event that raised funds for our missions.
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The Sisters of Charity of New York have accompanied adults, children, and families who are homeless or facing homelessness for over 200 years. As times changed so did our way of accompanying persons and addressing homelessness compassionately and systemically. The majority of this issue is dedicated to that effort. This issue also presents a brief summary of Assembly 2019 and our newly elected Leadership Team. Click here to read/download.
Readings: Acts 5:12-16; Psalm 118; Rev. 1: 9-19; John 20:19-31 Thomas has gotten a pretty bad rap over the centuries, but I for one can empathize with him. I don’t appreciate anyone who I think is trying to “con” me. What I know, I know from my experience, and I...read more
Sister Patrice once said, “There is no question that my current ministry with the terminally ill and their loved ones is one of the greatest privileges, and simultaneously, one of the most humbling experiences of my life. God allows me first hand...read more
Sister Dorothy loved her years in Ventnor where she helped to make everyone’s vacation time enjoyable with her kind, understanding, hospitable and generous nature. Her gentle sense of humor added to the community life she shared with others. Sister Dorothy...read more
Readings: Acts 10:34, 37-43; Psalm 118; Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6B-8; John 20:1-9 or Mark 16:1-7 On the Friday we call “Good,” Jesus was delivered, entregada. In anguish, he cried out to the One who seemed silent: It is finished…. Father, into your hands I...read more
As an excellent educator and an ardent advocate to advance services for children and families in need, Sister Mary Jane left her mark as compassionate, kind, thoughtful and concerned about others. Sister Mary Jane Fitzgibbon (Sister Mary Baptista) was born...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