Our Stories

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 »