Pandemic Response: Service with the Medical Reserve Corps

The following is from the Spring 2021 issue of VISION. By Lisa Shay, SC Associate Partnership with the laity has been a Sisters of Charity model from the very beginning, since the first three sisters founded St. Patrick’s Asylum in 1817 at the behest of laymen Robert...

Dr. Susan R. Burns Named New President of College of Mount Saint Vincent

The following is from the Spring 2021 issue of VISION. By Patrice Athanasidy The Board of Trustees of the College of Mount Saint Vincent appointed Dr. Susan R. Burns president effective January 1, 2021. She comes to the Mount from Clarke University in Iowa where...

Sunday, June 6, 2021, Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

Readings: Exodus 24:3-8; Psalm 116; Hebrews 9:11-15; Mark 14:12-16,22-26 Bread is the staple of many cultures: white, rye, sourdough, Middle Eastern pita, tortillas and pan dulce from LatinX countries, French baguettes, Ethiopian injera flatbread, Irish soda bread,...

Mount Saint Vincent Station House and St. Vincent’s Point

The following is from the Spring 2021 issue of VISION. By Mindy Gordon, Archivist During the summer months on the Mount Saint Vincent Campus, access is permitted to St. Vincent’s Point, a secluded, grassy area at the edge of the Hudson River. To reach St. Vincent’s...

Fratelli Tutti – On Fraternal and Social Friendship

From the Office of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation The following is from the Spring 2021 issue of VISION. By Bill Hurley, Associate Pope Francis published the third encyclical of his papacy on October 3, 2020. It was not a coincidence that we celebrate...

Charity Wisdom – Pentecost & Ordinary Time – June – August 2021

From centuries ago, the words of our founders still resound, full of wisdom and insight for today. Saints Elizabeth Ann Seton, Vincent de Paul, and Louise de Marillac invite us to open our hearts to Christ’s gift of the Holy Spirit, to our neighbors around us,...

Sunday, May 30, 2021 – Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Readings: Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40; Psalm 33; Romans 8:14-17; Matthew 28:16-20 Have you ever wondered about the number of times in a single day you make the Sign of the Cross? I hadn’t really thought about it until I was recently waiting for a Saturday 5 PM Mass to...

Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant at Mount Saint Vincent Convent

The Sisters of Charity of New York are seeking an Administrative Assistant at Mount Saint Vincent Convent, a 60-room retirement home in Bronx, N.Y.  The Convent provides assisted living services to retired sisters of the congregation. The Administrative Assistant...

Employment Opportunity: Housekeeping and Dietary Coordinator at Mount Saint Vincent Convent

The Sisters of Charity of New York are seeking a Housekeeping and Dietary Coordinator at Mount Saint Vincent Convent, a 60-room retirement home in Bronx, N.Y.  The Convent provides assisted living services to retired sisters of the Congregation. The Coordinator...

Sister Rita King — Teacher, Archivist and Community Historian

The following is from the Spring 2021 issue of Vision. By Mindy Gordon, Archivist As an educator and archivist, Sr. Rita King’s career has been steeped in the pursuit of history. A Yonkers native, Sr. Rita attended St. Mary’s Elementary School and St. Barnabas High...

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This issue of Vision features our sponsored ministries’ work to help those most affected by COVID-19. We provide reports from the larger ministries—Saint Joseph’s Medical Center, Elizabeth Seton Children’s and The New York Foundling—as well as Sisters Hill Farm, LEFSA, Casa de Esperanza, and Elizabeth Seton Women’s Center. Sr. Regina Bechtle provides an extensive report of the many ways charity is growing throughout the Congregation during this time of crisis. Read/Download the latest issue.

Vision Summer 2020

Charity Wisdom

Ordinary Time — September–October 2020

This season brings many challenges: to continue safe practices to slow the coronavirus pandemic, to work for healing of broken persons and structures, to prepare to vote responsibly. We pray for students, teachers and parents, for those who are ill and those suffering economic hardship.

From centuries ago, the words of our saints and models still resound, full of wisdom and insight for today. Saints Elizabeth Ann Seton, Vincent de Paul, and Louise de Marillac invite us to recommit ourselves to see, act and love in Jesus’ name.

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