Charity Wisdom January – February 2021

The words of our Saints Elizabeth Ann Seton, Vincent de Paul, and Louise de Marillac guide us as we seek to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with our God. Pray with seasonal Charity Wisdom from our saints and friends.

My Life Matters.

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.

 

Sponsored Ministries

“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)

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.

The Death of George Floyd and Racism in the U.S.

The Sisters of Charity of New York stand in solidarity with all who are enraged and distressed by the cruel and senseless killing of George Floyd.

The Sister of Charity, by Pietro GagliardiSisters of Charity of New York

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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Christmas Appeal

Blessed Mother and the Child JesusAfter enduring much uncertainty this year, we can all relate to the anxiety Mary and Joseph must have felt on that holy night, not knowing where they would find shelter. It was in the humblest of settings—a stable and manger—that the baby Jesus came into the world. In the midst of great hardship, an even greater joy was born … a joy “for all the people.” Read more…

 

Latest Issue of Vision

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.

Litany of Elizabeth Ann Seton

Litany of Elizabeth Ann Seton

Elizabeth, loving daughter Encourage in all children obedience and love Elizabeth, troubled teenager Speak to today’s confused, sometimes abused young people Elizabeth, Faithful wife Grant gifts of love and generosity to all spouses Elizabeth, caring mother Share your...

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Epiphany Reflections

Epiphany Reflections

EPIPHANY… … sign, summons…  … star, angels’ song... … response, risk, search… … revelation, discovery, faith SEEKERS OF GOD, CALLED & SENT… Mary and Joseph – Shepherds and sages – Simeon and Anna –  Elizabeth Seton, Elizabeth Boyle & the early...

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