“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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Christmas: as the days’ light slowly increases, we celebrate Christ, Word made flesh, God’s greatest gift to us. We honor Mary as the bearer of our hope and peace. We share the call to make Christ known as Savior of all nations (Epiphany). From centuries ago,...read more
READINGS: Micah 5:1–4a; Ps.80: 2-3, 15–16, 18–19; Hebrews 10: 5-10; Luke 1: 39–45 “Make us turn to you. Let us see your Face.” “Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste.” Somehow Miryam of Nazareth has been imaged as a very young woman alone and hurrying...read more
READINGS: Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:10-18 Shout for joy, O Daughter Zion! Fear not, be not discouraged! Your kindness should be known to all; have no anxiety at all. When fear overrides our good fortune, and terror by night and by...read more
READINGS: Baruch 5:1-9; Psalm 126: 1-6; Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11; Luke 3 1-6 Called by name, Jerusalem! No time for funereal looks. Stand up, Jerusalem. Look and see! We are urged in today's scripture readings to prepare to hear, to...read more
READINGS: Genesis 3: 9–15, 20; Psalm 98; Ephesians 1: 3–6, 11–12; Luke 1: 26–38 Today’s feast is mysterious in many ways. The doctrine tells us that God’s power — unexpected and unprecedented — acted at the very moment of Mary’s conception. Born of the love of her...read more
By Kathleen Byrnes, SC Sister Patricia Maureen Mulryan, SC, affectionately called Sr. Pat, speaks of the many surprises in her community life surrounding ministry assignments, which she never really sought but usually just appeared at her doorstep. These...read more
Sisters of Charity Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week By Lorraine Cooper, SC Reflecting on her sixty-six years as a Sister of Charity of New York, Sr. Barbara realized that teaching was the God-given gift she would use in ministry. She began...read more
Sisters of Charity Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week By Lorraine Cooper, SC From her earliest days as a Sister of Charity, Sr. Patricia always put charity first. If someone needed help, she reached out—even if it got her into difficulties. Her...read more
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...read more
Sisters of Charity Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week As reported in Catholic New York, February 28, 2018 Sister Katherine Seibert, S.C., a physician at the HRHCare health centers in Monticello and Goshen, will receive the 2018 Thomas A. Dooley Award from her...read more
With Jesus, the Spirit sends us forth to live our baptismal vocation—to work for peace, racial justice, unity, and an end to violence, to honor the gift of life, to spread hope. Pray with seasonal Charity Wisdom from our founders and friends.