Who We Are

Our community of the Divine Compassion includes Sisters, Associates, & Companions, Volunteers, Colleagues & Partners in Mission. The extended Divine Compassion community includes all those friends who share in our commitment to live out the Divine Compassion Mission wherever they live or minister.

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Ways to Help

While the Sisters of the Divine Compassion serve within the Archdiocese of New York, we are financially autonomous and responsible for the full support of our community. This is accomplished largely through fundraising initiatives. We are grateful for our friends whose generosity allows us to continue serving the needs of so many.

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Our Mission

Our mission calls us to proclaim and witness by our lives and service, the compassionate presence of God in our world, as we embrace the suffering of others and bring God’s healing love to a world so in need of Divine Compassion today. We live out our Divine Compassion mission in personal and congregational ministries, locally and globally.

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The Divine Compassion Community joins with Pope Francis and the people of all faith traditions, praying for peace in Paris and Syria, the Middle East and Central America, and for our entire earth community - for healing and reconciliation that we may live in Divine Compassion and be one. 

—Carol Wagner, RDC


Posted on November 25, 2015

The Sisters of the Divine Compassion  announced today the completion of the sale of their Good Counsel property at 52 North Broadway in White Plains to WP Development NB LLC. The purchase price was not disclosed.

A key element of the sale is the preservation and enhancement of the church on the property, the Chapel of the Divine Compassion. The Sisters will continue to use the Chapel, where Religious services, community celebrations... [Read more]

Thanksgiving Blessings 2015

Posted on November 23, 2015

from the Divine Compassion Community ~ Sisters, Associates, Companions and Friends

As the early settlers and our own ancestors gave thanks to God for the abundance of creation, and the life and gifts bestowed upon them in a land of plenty, we give thanks to God for the abundance of gifts bestowed on each of us this year, including visits from family members of Mother Mary Veronica and... [Read more]

Pope Francis in America

Posted on November 18, 2015

Dear Friends,

With much joy, the Sisters of the Divine Compassion welcomed Pope Francis, along with 99 other communities of religious women, to NYC and St Patrick's Cathedral on September 24, 2015. 

The following day, Sisters, associates, companions and colleagues from our sponsored ministries joined the thousands who were blessed to celebrate liturgy at Madison Square Garden with Pope Francis. His message calls each of us to deepening compassion;... [Read more]

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Sisters of the Divine Compassion
52 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
P: 914-798-1300