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Our community of the Divine Compassion includes Sisters, Associates, Companions, Volunteers and Friends on mission locally and globally.

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Announcing the 17th Annual Divine Compassion Golf Classic.

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Our Mission

In each of our ministries we endeavor to witness God’s love and compassion.

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“I believe in God—not in a Catholic God; there is no Catholic God. There is God, and I believe in Jesus Christ, his incarnation. Jesus is my teacher and my pastor, but God, the Father, Abba, is the light and the Creator. This is my Being.” 

—Pope Francis, October 1, 2013, in La Repubblica

International Day of Peace

Posted on September 22, 2015

Here is the newest UN blog entry from Sr. Doretta Cornell, RDC -- it is particularly relevant reading for the International Day of Peace, September 21st. Doretta tells that the UN has been working to build a Culture of Peace for the past few decades, recognizing that peace does not just happen; people need a stable and responsive government, a sound financial system, as well... [Read more]

Good Counsel Academy Elementary is off to a roaring start in Valhalla

Posted on September 18, 2015

In 2014 the Good Counsel Academy Elementary School family celebrated the 100th anniversary of the school's founding, and has started its second 100 years with great energy and commitment to the future! They have just completed Week One at GCAES' new site in Holy Name of Jesus parish, Valhalla, NY. As is the custom in RDC schools, the GCAE community gathered ... [Read more]

The U.N’s Sustainable Development Goals and Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’

Posted on August 28, 2015

Doretta Cornell, the RDC member of the NGO Partnership for Global Justice at the U.N., reflects on Pope Francis' encyclical Laufato Si and the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals. She writes of her hope for the future: "As the General Assembly of the United Nations prepares to consider adopting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals<... [Read more]

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