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Profiles of Sisters of Charity


Getting to Know You: Sister Alberta Carey, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Alberta Carey wanted to share, first and foremost, how grateful she is for God’s goodness and care to her throughout her fifty-four years as a religious, forty-two of them as a Sister of Charity. The experience of her mother’s love and expert care when she was eight years old and […]

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Getting to Know You: Sister Anne O’Connell, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Anne O’Connell marvels at how her life has come full circle, with each piece building on the other with God as her constant support. As a Sister of Charity, biology became her field, and her special bent while at Resurrection in Rye, was a desire to expose the girls to […]

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Getting to Know You: Sister Joan Anderson, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC In 2007 Sr. Joan Anderson became one of our retirees at the Convent of Mount Saint Vincent. In spite of rheumatoid arthritis, she can be seen managing convent finances or acting as receptionist at the front desk with her crochet hook or needlepoint, busy making creations for the annual Christmas and […]

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Getting to Know You: Sister Genevieve Wetmore, SC

By Lorraine Cooper, SC Sister Genevieve’s first assigned ministry as a Sister of Charity was to be a first-grade teacher at St. Margaret of Crotona School in the Bronx. Being an early-childhood teacher was to be her joy and privilege for the next fifty-five years. She experienced God’s embracing love for each student, and in […]

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YCL: Sister Andrea Dixon, SC

For this week’s Year of Consecrated Life Sister of Charity, we invite you to visit, where our Sister Andrea Dixon, SC, was featured last year during National Catholic Sisters Week. Click on the link below to read about our dynamic Sister Andrea.

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YCL: Sister Sheila Brosnan, SC

In the Sisters of Charity who taught me in high school, I recognized a concern for the poor, a love for learning, and professional excellence. There are probably other subtle reasons why I chose to be the first of my five siblings to leave home and go to Mount Saint Vincent, NY,  to embark on […]

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YCL: Sister Mary Mc Cormick, SC

I believe the seeds of my vocation were planted by the faith of my family and by the Sisters of Charity who witnessed to me the possibility of living a life of consecrated service in community.I saw how the Sisters truly cared for us, but I was most taken with their loving way of relating […]

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Sr. Katherine Seibert, MD, Honored in Sullivan County

On Thursday, August 21, Sr. Katherine Seibert, MD, was recognized for her contributions in health care, along with six others in the community as “Women Who Make a Difference” by the SUNY Sullivan Foundation in Rock Hill, New York. The co-honorees were: Lisa Lindquist, Higher Education Sgt. Cheryl Crumley, Law Enforcement Glorianne Ellison and Kara […]

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Sister Miriam Ann Brennan

Profile: Sister Miriam Anne Brennan, SC

by Grace Henke, SC & Patricia McGowan, SC During her 75 years as a Sister of Charity, Sr. Miriam Anne Brennan has personified the American Nursing Association definition for nursing: “the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities; the prevention of illness and injury; the alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of […]

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