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The planned sale of the Sisters of Divine Compassion Campus in White Plains and the need for the Good Counsel Academy High and Elementary schools to move from the campus have resulted in concerns, sadness and numerous questions.
This has been an exceedingly difficult and painful decision for the entire Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion. For 120 years the Sisters have educated literally thousands of students at White Plains as part of our mission. No one cares more about Good Counsel than the Sisters, who for more than a... [Read more]
Food for Thought: We have posted several new Compassion Casts Out Fear reflections that deal with very real and very human conditions ~ Sacred Spaces, both interior and external, in one's neighborhood and in the whole world ~~ Praying Our Fears, fears we are willing to share with others and our private ones known only to ourselves and God ~~ Praying Our Losses, and the wisdom in inviting our God to comfort us, whether through prayer or deep conversation with another ~~ and Faces of Prayer, in two parts, the first speaking of one's... [Read more]
Doretta Cornell, RDC and Sue McCarthy, RDC participated in the recent People's Climate March in New York City. Its purpose, to quote the people's climate march site, was "to demand Action, Not Words. We are demanding the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet; a world safe from the ravages of climate change; a world with good jobs, clean air and water, and healthy communities." The NYC march was one of over 2600 events held in 162 countries! After the march Doretta was moved to... [Read more]