Charity Wisdom – Lent 2021

The season of Lent invites us to open ourselves to change and to let Christ’s love take hold of our lives.  Saints Elizabeth Ann, Vincent and Louise and others show us the way. Pray with seasonal Charity Wisdom.

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“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
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Team Members from Life Experience Faith Sharing Associates, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity Ministry Network, share their personal experience of George Floyd’s death and racism in their lives.


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Now in our third century of living lives of love

The Sisters of Charity of New York is a community of Roman Catholic women religious who share in the ongoing mission of Jesus. We do so by responding to the signs of the times in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. We strive to reveal God’s love in our lives and through our varied ministries with and for all in need, especially those living in poverty.


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Winter 2021 Vision

This winter issue of Vision commemorates the 200th anniversary of the death of Elizabeth Seton. Sister Sheila Brosnan explains how Seton, a New Yorker, came to see herself as a “citizen of the world,” while Sister Mary E. Mc Cormick sheds light on her ancestry. For our own times and road to racial justice, Sister Regina Bechtle profiles Pierre Toussaint and Sister Thea Bowman. In a richly illustrated article, archivist Mindy Gordon highlights the artifacts of the Congregation’s museum that are being donated to the Seton Shrine in Emmitsburg. Click here to read/download.

Charity Wisdom — Lent 2021

Charity Wisdom — Lent 2021

Lent invites us to heal the divisions within and among us and to heed Christ’s invitation to change our hearts and minds. We enter Lent, continuing to grapple with the pandemic and the challenge of racism and injustice. Charity Wisdom from Our Saints St. Elizabeth Ann...

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