Charity Wisdom – Eastertide – April – June 2021

Christ is risen! He anchors our hope, rising from the ashes of the world’s brokenness and cruelty. Truly, His love is stronger than death! 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
(Abelly 2:126; CED III: 82-83)

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.


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 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 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.


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Easter Blessings

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Faith is what is needed in these times. Faith that allows us to say, Alleluia, He is Risen! Your support helps the Sisters of Charity share this Good News through ministries that offer new life and new hope to those who suffer. The pain of our neighbors is very real right now, but so is the promise of a better tomorrow for them—and you are the reason. Read more…


Latest Issue of Vision

The spring issue celebrates SCNY’s sponsored ministries, with a special emphasis on the important role that board and council members play in their development. For the present, we profile several lay individuals who ensure the success of our ministries. Sr. Mary Mc Cormick looks back on how Sr. Irene Fitzgibbon summoned the help of Catholic laity in procuring financial support for The New York Foundling. In another feature, archivist Mindy Gordon discovers a Brooklyn Dodgers letterhead that leads back to an SCNY fan. Click here to read/download.

May 2, 2021 – Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 2, 2021 – Fifth Sunday of Easter

Readings: Acts 9:26-31; Psalm 22; 1 John 3:18:24; John 15:1-8 Saul was a man on a mission, obsessed, driven to stamp out the followers of Jesus, that upstart troublemaker. Today’s first reading recounts one version of his story. He became Paul, the one sent to bring...

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The Martyrs of Quiché

The Martyrs of Quiché

By Sister Mary E. Mc Cormick On April 23, 2021, in a moving ceremony conducted outdoors under a clear blue sky, ten men were beatified as martyrs in Santa Cruz, Quiché. The men, three missionary priests from Spain and seven native lay catechists, gave their lives for...

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