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

We share with you our mission to be a compassionate presence in the world. The Sisters of the Divine Compassion are filled with gratitude to each of you, our generous donors and partners in mission.

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What We Do

The Divine Compassion Community asks where God is leading us. We answer “to reanimate our founders’ vision to empower those whom society has marginalized." Highlighted here are Divine Compassion ministries to inform and inspire you.

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“To live a religious life takes all the life we have. To live a religious life takes the heart of a hermit, the soul of a mountain climber, the eyes of a lover, the mind of a rabbi. It requires total immersion in the life of Christ and complete concentration on the meaning of the Gospel life today.”
—Sr. Joan Chittister, OSB

Dover Plains Community Garden

Posted on June 10, 2016

The Dover Elementary School (DES) Community Garden is a grant-funded project of the Dover Education Enrichment Program (DEEP), a community foundation that provides funding for creative and innovative enrichment programs to Dover students. Ed Frederick, community outreach worker at Hudson River HealthCare of Dover Plains and Amenia is the project coordinator. Ed and some local volunteers constructed the planter boxes and DES students planted the garden a... [Read more]

Contemporary Contexts of Compassion Speaker Series

Posted on May 3, 2016

Twice a year the Sisters of the Divine Compassion invite contemporary theologians, writers, poets, and spiritual guides to break open the meaning of the Gospel call to compassion in our time. On May 21st Rev. John Haughey, SJ will speak on “Pope Francis and Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ – their understanding of Mary, an Archetype of Radical Compassion.” Our presenter will invite us into the Mariology of... [Read more]

An Invitation from the RDC Social Justice Board

Posted on April 29, 2016

The Social Justice Board of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion Invites You to An Audiovisual Presentation on Pope Francis' Encyclical on the Environment: "Laudato Si: Care for our Common Home" on Sunday, May 15th, 2016 at 3 pm in the Chapel of the Divine Compassion. Admission is open to ALL, and any free will offering would be gratefully accepted. The presenters will be... [Read more]

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