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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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What people all need is an "ecological conversion," whereby the effects of their encounter with Jesus Christ becomes evident in their relationship with the world around them. Living our vocations to be protectors of God's handiwork is essential to a life of virtue; it is not an optional or a secondary aspect of our Christian experience.


paraphrased from the encyclical on the environment "Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home

—Pope Francis

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 of the 2030 Development Agenda in September, I am given great hope that – in spite of the violence that continue around the world and the hate-filled politics and actions in our own nation – the world is moving toward a new level of solidarity and desire for all people to share in a better... [Read more]

Sisters of the Divine Compassion Celebrate Jubilarians’ 50th Anniversary

Posted on August 4, 2015

On Sunday, June 28, Founders’ Day, the Divine Compassion community also celebrated the Golden Jubilees of Sr. Mary Kristin Donworth and Sr. Mary Lauren McLeod.

In reflecting on the day and the religious lives of Sisters Kristin and Lauren, Sr. Alice Feeley thanked the Jubilarians for bringing the Founders’ spirit of compassion to the day and providing “a kind of celebration that gives thanks for what has been and renews energy and commitment for what will be.”

Sr. Alice invited the celebrants to help those present to connect with the spirit of Jubilee – “a spirit of Sabbath rest, renewal, relationship – so we may see with new... [Read more]

Doretta Cornell, RDC reports from the UN

Posted on August 3, 2015

There is a LOT going on at the UN this summer -- working for a better world!

Please keep in your prayers the efforts for the Sustainable Development Goals (to go to the General Assembly in September) and the December Paris Conference (when nations will make commitments to act on climate change).

Click here to access the current issue Partnership For Global Justice Monthly Newsletter.  This issue details the great news from the now-completed Millennium Development Goals -- see what the world has accomplished in the past 15 years -- fewer than a billion people living in extreme poverty (it was way... [Read more]

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