Who We Are

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

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Homecoming Reunion

Saturday, April 25, 2015

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Our Mission

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

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“As we experience the gift of Divine Compassion and God’s presence ever evolving in our midst, let us pray together and for each other. May our hearts be open to surprise and all God's goodness shared in both mission and community during the New Year! Happy New Year with much gratitude and love! ”
—Carol Wagner, RDC President and all the Sisters of the Divine Compassion

Invitation to Prayer to honor our Co-founder, Msgr. Thomas S. Preston

Posted on March 6, 2015

March 7th marks the feast day of Msgr. Thomas S. Preston, the Co-Founder of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion. In his honor we invite you to spend quiet time with Joyce Rupp's reflection on Psalm 51. 

Create in Me a Clean Heart

Create in me a clean heart, open and receptive, so that I may embrace the many ways you choose to... [Read more]

Compassion Connecting: God leads us in the darkness

Posted on March 2, 2015


Today’s scripture readings invite us into the darkness of Lent, struggling to find God’s will in the pain and struggles of each of our lives, only to trust and believe that dawn and light will come.

Abraham was deeply challenged to discern God’s will in his life, as was Jesus as he journeyed in mission with pain and struggles with his disciples. On the mountain top, gathered in contemplation, silence, and prayer together, Jesus and his friends heard the word of God and experienced the light of... [Read more]

Lenten Practices at Good Counsel Convent

Posted on March 1, 2015

During the Lenten season we will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament each Friday from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in our Sisters' chapel in the convent. The first 1/2 hour will be a time of silent prayer. At 2 pm a Sister or an Associate of the Divine Compassion will offer a brief reflection followed by quiet. As always, all are most welcome. We also offer silent meditation (centering prayer) each Thursday evening from 6:00 to 6:30 in the Chapel in our Spirituality Center (on the 2nd floor of the Convent). This practice continues year round and will move outdoors when the... [Read more]

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P: 914-798-1300