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Welcome to Our New Director of Advancement
The Sisters of the Divine Compassion are pleased to announce that Candace Herguth has joined us as our Director of Advancement.
Ms. Herguth has previously worked in the advancement offices of Bronx
House, the Council for Economic Education, and Performing Arts Center at
SUNY Purchase, as well as having prior business and volunteer
experience, the latter including Caramoor.
Welcome to the web site of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion, founded in New York City in 1886 and primarily located in the New York Metropolitan area. We are a religious community of vowed Members, lay Associates and Companions, and partners committed "to proclaim and witness by our lives and service the compassionate Presence of God in our world."
Philippines Typhoon Relief
We are happy to report that our shared Divine Compassion Relief Fund for children and families in the Philippines collected nearly $6,000. The US Sisters of St. John the Baptist, who have missions in the Philippines, will distribute the greatly needed aid this fund will provide to victims of Typhoon Yolanda.
National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14, 2014
in conjunction with Women's History Month
Our Lady of Good Counsel Elementary School
100 years of Excellent Education
Sr. Jean Marie (formerly Sr. M. Michael) and Sr. Betty Ann Clifford (formerly Sr. M. Kenneth) will be honored by the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish Friends Winter Gathering on January 31 for their years of service as OLMC faculty members.
Sister Margaret Keogan was inducted into the Archbishop Stepinac High School Hardwood Club on December 5. [Read more]
Sister Ann Kavanagh was highlighted in the December issue of was highlighted in the December issue of the New Jersey Catholic, in a feature article entitled "Sister Ann Kavanagh's Nativity Collection." [Read more]
Our 2013 Jubilarians of 70 and 60 years as RDCs! [read more]
Sister Mary St. John Delany was one of six honorees inducted into the Westchester County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
at a luncheon in December at the Westchester Marriot in Tarrytown. [read more]
Sister Mary St. John Delany - White Plains Mayor Tom Roach proclaimed
October 24 Sister St. John Delany Day in a ceremony at the Center for
Literary Enrichment. [Read more]
Sister Jane Keegan was honored on September 30, at the 15th
Annual Divine Compassion Golf Classic at Wykagyl Country Club for her years of service as
Associate Director of the RDC Advancement Office, especially for her
work on the Annual Golf Classics.
Sisters Judith Henchey and Anne Kniphuisen were honored for their
combined 103 years of service at St. John the Evangelist in Mahopac, at a
Liturgy of Thanksgiving on September 15. [Read more]
Sisters of the Divine Compassion...
Mother Mary Veronica, Foundress
We are grateful for your contributions! The restoration of the crypt is nearing a successful conclusion, thanks to you, so we are not accepting any more donations for this project.
Click here to donate to support the Sisters and their mission.