Sisters 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 Saints Elizabeth Ann Seton, Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac. We strive to reveal God’s love in our lives and in our varied ministries with and for all in need, especially those living in poverty.
Nerves, tears and chanting: What I saw during the New York Sisters of Charity vote to stop accepting members
Sister Donna Dodge, a member of the leadership council of the Sisters of Charity, looks at a statue of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the founder of their order, inside the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception where they took their...
Feast of the Ascension Reflection: The Upper Room
By Sr. Regina Bechtle, based on the story as recounted in Acts 1:12-14: After Jesus ascended, all his followers, we are told, went back to the city, to the upper room. It was for them a place of safety where they had known Jesus’ gift of himself. Where they could...
Sisters of Charity of New York Vote on Congregation’s Path to Completion
PRESS RELEASE: APRIL 27, 2023 The Sisters of Charity of New York Vote on Congregation's Path to Completion “I resign the present and the future to Him who is the author and conductor of both.” -St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Foundress of the Sisters of Charity...
Earth Day Prayer 2023
More than two centuries ago, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton wrote words that anticipated the spirit of Laudato Si. In her words, this Earth Day, we lift up our hearts and pray: “Who are we to praise thee – but we call on all thy creation to praise thee! the Birds...
Sisters of Charity of New York Elect 2023-2027 Leadership Team
Our historic Sisters of Charity shared General Assembly 2023 with the Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth has officially concluded. The Sisters of Charity of New York are happy to announce that the delegates of Assembly 2023 have elected Sister Donna Dodge, President...
The Eucharist-Bonds of Love
By Sr. Regina Bechtle Recently, encouraged by Chaplain Rev. John Duffell, Sisters at Mount St. Vincent Convent discussed articles on the Eucharist by Thomas Reese, SJ... Sr. Lorraine Cooper wrote, “In light of our Eucharistic heritage of ‘reverencing,...
In Memoriam: Sister Jean Bocian, SC
Sister Jean was truly an innovator in the fields of ministry she embraced. Her sensitivity to the hardships of others motivated her to imagine and accomplish practical ways to assist. Sister Jean Bocian was born July 19, 1947, in Alton, Illinois. She was one of...
Fourth Week of Lent Reflection 2023
Pope Francis invites us to: “Fast from bitterness and fill your hears with joy.” Frequently, we hold on to hurts, anger, resentment and become bitter. Our joy is gone and we let bitterness take its place. Pope Francis invites us to consciously replace bitter feelings...
Spring Benefit 2023
https://vimeo.com/829147824/1a8c08df66?share=copy THANK YOU! Our Spring Benefit is our largest annual fundraiser which provides the resources needed to continue the work and outreach of our ministries. The proceeds from this event will make a significant difference...
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This 20-page edition of VISION includes a profile of Sister Andrea Dixon, from her childhood in the Bahamas through her years of service in education and social work. Sr. Regina Bechtle writes about diversity initiatives at the New York Foundling, and a related article introduces the organization’s new President and CEO.
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