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.

Two more saints from a state of grace

Two more saints from a state of grace

In a clever headline, "Two More Saints From a State of Grace", the New York Times points out that more than half the 12 Americans saints are from  the state of New York. Lawrence Downs writes... "When Pope Benedict XVI canonizes seven Catholic saints in Rome next...

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