May we greet YOU with arms wide open, welcoming each person into our hearts, as we join hands together singing alleluia ~ songs of peace and hope, unity and community for all people and all creation.
EASTER BLESSINGS from The Sisters, Associates and Companions of the Divine Compassion ”
Compassion Connection, a service club at Preston High School in the Bronx, has a mantra: If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion! And these young women live it!! Compassion Connection’s mission is to promote compassion within the Preston High School community and beyond. Members of the club participate in a number of theme-oriented events which vary from year to year (hunger, the elderly, the working poor, etc.). The club's projects and events have includedthe annual Food Drive which collects almost 3 tons of food for... [Read more]
From April 24 through May 1, 2015 Doretta Cornell, RDC visited the Border Witness Program in Texas that is sponsored by ARISE. This group is a community of women – immigrants and daughters of immigrants – in the colonias of South Texas, who are transforming themselves and their communities. Doretta was greatly moved by her experience at the Tex-Mex border -- she wrote to us, "This program was so deep and varied that I am still having a hard time getting all of it into my head and heart -- amazing people, unbelievable hardships,... [Read more]
It is with such joy that we anticipate our new site and new beginnings for Good Counsel Academy Elementary School in Holy Name Parish in Valhalla! We have already been welcomed so warmly by Holy Name’s administrator, Fr. Philip Persico and the parish family. We congratulate all who are making this move possible, most especially Mrs. Pam Matott, the principal, Mr. Frank Williams, Jr., President of GCA Elementary’s Board of Trustees, and Mr. Robert Mancuso, the school’s Finance Officer. Their extraordinary efforts before, during and after the lease signing and their creative marketing, occurring now, are... [Read more]