Articles for New York

Celebrating Sisters of Charity as leaders

Joan Piazza, in her stereotype-challenging book If Nuns Ruled the World: Ten Sisters on a Mission includes two members of the Sisters of Charity Federation.

Anne Merwin – walking in the shoes of Elizabeth Seton

Anne Merwin has almost literally walked in the shoes of Elizabeth Seton. Like Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Anne Merwin has been a debutante, wife, mother Episcopalian, convert to Catholicism, and a resident of New York City and Baltimore. (1) And these are just some of...

Sisters of Charity and housing ministry

Women religious have a history of seeing needs and responding to them. Sister Donna Dodge and her community of the Sisters of Charity of New York walk in that tradition.

Regina Bechtle, SC reflects on Elizabeth and Epiphany

Epiphany – it’s no accident that the feast of St. Elizabeth Seton falls on or near this day each year. Epiphany celebrates a manifestation, a revelation, a great “aha” moment.

NCR celebrates a Sister of Charity of NY

NCR celebrates a Sister of Charity of NY

"Sister's legacy includes 43 years of mission medical care" writes the NCR. “Heaven has gained another saint, right up there with Mother Teresa of Calcutta.” – Father Mike Savelesky Large crowds of native people, two funeral Masses, continuous rosaries, and a two-mile...

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