Our Stories

Update on the Coalition of Religious Congregations to Stop the Trafficking of Persons

It is the belief of people who know these things that the awareness of, sensitivity to, and advocacy around the trafficking of human persons (buying, selling, exploiting women, men and children) has been due, in large part to the “early adopter” stance of women religious across the globe in the fight against trafficking. We RDC’s have been a part of that for more than 13 years. Back in the early 2000’s... Read full bio »

Sister Mary Lucille (Alice Bridgetts)

Sister Mary Lucille (Alice Bridgetts) did not know much about Sisters when she moved to White Plains from Brooklyn with her father and mother (Harry and Lucy) and two brothers: Don (her twin) and Bob, the youngest. But she came to know women religious better when her Dad moved her from the local public school to Good Counsel Academy elementary school. There Lucille had her first experience of a teacher working with two classes... Read full bio »

Sister Mary Rose (Margaret) Golden

Sister Mary Rose (Margaret) Golden celebrates 70 years of Religious life in 2013. The daughter of Anne and Peter Golden, Sister Mary Rose grew up in the Fordham area of the Bronx. It was at the parish of Our Lady of Mercy, at Our Lady’s Institute, where she first met the Sisters of the Divine Compassion. Sister Mary Rose attended kindergarten there and was part of the Little Flower Sewing Circle conducted by Sr.... Read full bio »