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.
In honor of the Blessed Mother, we offer these prayers and reflection. Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary Mary, Virgin and Mother, you who, moved by the Holy Spirit, welcomed the word of life in the depths of your humble faith: as you gave yourself completely to the...read more
Feet in Two Worlds (Luke 6:27-38) There was a man who grew up in a town nestled inside a narrow valley closed off at one end. Like everyone else, he grew up with the customs and mores of his village, particularly its understanding of how to get along with others...read more
Along with her active life, Sister Margaret made quiet prayer in the presence of God a priority.Sister Margaret E. Angelovich (Sister Regina Margaret) was born March 15, 1936, in Yonkers, NY, one of two children, a daughter and son of Stephen and Anna...read more
During her fifty-two years of health care ministry, physicians, staff, patients, and families deeply appreciated her goodness, humor, and fidelity to quality care. Sister Teresita Duque (Clara Ines) was born January 9, 1928 in Bogotá, Colombia, South...read more
Readings: Second Sunday of Lent In Pope Francis’ 2019 Lenten Message, Pope Francis invites us to recommit ourselves to the journey of conversion. This Lent, if we truly seek to live as children of God, our growth in self-giving will also have a powerful impact on...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
Sisters of Charity Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week My name is Sister Margaret McEntee, but I’m called Peggy by family and friends. My religious name was Sister Marita James, which I requested in honor of my father and brother. I entered the Sisters of...read more
By Lorraine Cooper, SC As a child, Sr. Mary Edward suffered several hardships. Her baby sister died eight days after she was born and her mother died a year later when she was only three. Sickness was a constant in her family, so fun and light-heartedness were a must....read more
By Carol De Angelo, SC For the past four years, Sr. Florence Mallon, SC, has been Pastoral Associate for Special Ministries at St. Joseph Parish, Bronxville, NY. For fourteen previous years, St. Joseph’s Parish employed Sr. Florence as hospital chaplain at...read more
By Charlotte Raftery, SC I am so touched in my most important ministry right now by the gift and privilege of visiting my eighty-nine-year-old brother, Dom, at St. Joseph Nursing Home. He is such an example to me, so accepting of his situation. He never complains. I...read more