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Legacy of Elizabeth: Be Citizens of the World

Legacy of Elizabeth: Be Citizens of the World

The following is from the Winter 2021 issue of Vision. How is it that anyone can say, “I am a citizen of the world”? In her correspondence with Rev. Simon Bruté in 1817, Elizabeth Seton shared her heart’s deep sentiments as she prepared to send Sr. Rose to her beloved...

Housing Insecurity Relief Fund

Housing Insecurity Relief Fund

We need your help.  As COVID-19 continues to devastate our country, the Sisters of Charity receive numerous requests from our ministries for help in serving the poorest of the poor. In particular, we are seeing a great number of people who are being threatened by...

All in the Order of Providence

All in the Order of Providence

“…I see all in the order of Providence.” (to Julia Scott) – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, from Elizabeth Bayley Seton, Collected Writings 2, 642. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is enjoying Restaurant Week. (Remember those?) Maybe she is meeting her friend Julia at their favorite...

Statement for National Unity and Healing

Statement for National Unity and Healing

We, the Sisters of Charity of New York, are called to be women of healing, sensitive to the wounds of persons and the social evils of our times. We strive to use every means in our power to reconcile and bring into unity persons and groups who are alienated or...

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...

Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

January 4, 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of Elizabeth Ann Seton's death. Elizabeth Ann Seton Wife, mother, foundress, saint. Her steadfast fidelity, unwavering hope, astute ability to trust in her own experiences, make her a woman for our times as for her own....

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