Ash Wednesday

Ashes will be distributed at the Chapel of the Divine Compassion in White Plains on February 26th beginning at 12:15 pm. Liturgies will be offered every subsequent Wednesday in Lent also at 12:15 pm -- March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and April 1st and 8th.

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REUNION 2020

Sisters of the Divine Compassion look forward to “welcoming home” all Good Counsel College/College of White Plains alumnae Saturday, April 18, 2020 for the annual College Reunion/Homecoming. We look forward to celebrating the anniversary classes of 1970 and 1960.

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At the Border pt 2

The humanitarian disaster at the United States/Mexican border continues unabated. People of faith have traveled to border towns to meet the material and spiritual needs of those caught up in the crisis. Carol Wagner, RDC spent time in Nogales, AZ/Mexico. Follow the link below to her second reflection.

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Reflections

While on a retreat preparing to make final vows, Lori contemplated on what was in her heart, what her vows truly meant to her. The small reflection that follows was the result. Years later she imagines that these promises can be made by everyone and their fruit brought into our world.

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Poet's Corner

During winter storms we have the chance to take in the truly awesome sights and sounds of nature unplugged. The peaceful, hushed contrast when all is over soothes the soul and invites us to hunker down with the familiar, comforting sounds of family living. Winter by the sea is truly amazing!

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Poet's Corner II

Looking at a glass with some water in it poses a question "half full or half empty?" Our answer can be colored by our mood, our reaction to a situation, and can be as fluid as water. When darkness descends on us and the glass seems half empty, Terry urges us to go inside where the fullness of God resides.

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We Need the Truth

With fake news becoming ever more sophisticated, people need the wisdom, courage and patience to discern and embrace constructive stories, Pope Francis said. "We need stories that reveal who we truly are, also in the untold heroism of everyday life," Francis wrote in his message for World Communications Day 2020.

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Dover Plains Center

The RDC Center of Compassion is hosting an information session with NY Connects on February 19, 2020. The Center is located at 52 Mill Street in Dover Plains. NY Connects assists people of all ages and disabled individuals and their families with linkage to long term health and wellness services and supports within their communities.

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Follow the RDC!

You can now follow the Sisters of the Divine Compassion on Instagram, the photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. Just click on the logo above to keep in touch with our Sisters, Associates and Companions...

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Remember Our Sisters

We have compiled many of our Sisters' formal obituaries that will be located in this space. We want to share these with you, and very soon we will be adding stories and reminiscences from those who loved them. If you have something to contribute to this effort, please let us know by email. Click the "Contact Us" ...

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"Nature looks dead in winter because her life is gathered into her heart. She withers the plant down to the root that she may grow it up again fairer and stronger. She calls her family together within her inmost home to prepare them for being scattered abroad upon the face of the earth."
—Hugh Macmillan

A Journey in Divine Compassion at the Mexican Border - part 2

Posted on February 12, 2020

REFLECTION 2

by Carol Wagner, RDC

The Casa Alitas Welcome Center was begun by volunteers of the Tucson Diocese years ago, with current residence in a former state adolescent detention center.  In small 8’x10’ rooms, with one concrete slab for a thin mattress, a sink and toilet, along with 2 cots, refugee individuals and families are offered safety and shelter.  Three large rooms... [Read more]

A Journey in Divine Compassion at the Mexican Border

Posted on February 5, 2020

REFLECTION 1

by Carol Wagner, RDC

 

During Advent and through the Christmas season we journey with Mary and Joseph, and then with the Holy Family – on the road, looking for a home, a safe space, a Divine Compassion journey… in and for our world!  I was blessed this Advent to share a similar journey with women, children and

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World Needs Stories of Truth

Posted on January 28, 2020

VATICAN CITY — With fake news becoming ever more sophisticated, people need the wisdom, courage and patience to discern and embrace constructive stories, Pope Francis said.

"We need stories that reveal who we truly are, also in the untold heroism of everyday life," Francis wrote in his message for World Communications Day 2020.

World Communications Day will be celebrated May 24 at the Vatican and in... [Read more]

Chapel of the Divine Compassion

52 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603

Sunday Liturgy at the Chapel of the Divine Compassion begins at 11:30 AM. As always all are welcome!

For further information: Sr. Corita at 203-733-8534