Streaming Holy Week!

Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter Services can be viewed from the Church of St. Pius X in Scarsdale. Listed below are the times and the live stream information for you. This is so helpful and comforting; we can still be part of a community of believers!!

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Reunion 2020

Together, the Good Counsel College 50th Anniversary Committee and the Sisters of the Divine Compassion have decided to postpone the 2020 Reunion Celebration. As you might expect, it was a difficult decision, as alumnae look forward to reconnecting and reminiscing, and the Sisters look so forward...

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Clare Arenholz, RDC

Sr. Mary Clare Arenholz, RDC, (formerly known as Eleanor Arenholz), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on March 29, 2020. Sr. Clare was born in New York 1938, the daughter of James and Eleanor (Rechel) Arenholz. She attended St. Frances de Chantal Elementary School...

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Poem for Pandemics

This timeless poem was written in 1869 by Kathleen O’Mara, and was reprinted during Spanish flu Pandemic in 1919 -- The words contain a great deal of truth and wisdom for us today as we battle the Covid-19 pandemic medically and emotionally. God bless the Whole World. No Exceptions!!

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RDC Poet's Corner

Mist seems to be all around us these days, and it's very easy to feel lost with only limited vision. We need to depend upon "What we know" to be true. Spring is here though it is cloaked in mist and uncertainty. As Alice writes in her poem "Mist," we must find ways to improvise, and learn to be in our new normal.

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RDC Poet's Corner II

We are experiencing a very slow Spring. Perhaps it feels that way because of our need for social distancing, our separation from each other. Terry's poem "The Evolving Landscape Within"urges us to wait in patience and trust for change, for growth. Through these days we are evolving as a nation and as a species!

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Pope Blesses the World

Pope Francis delivers an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” on Friday to pray for an end to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. In his meditation, the Pope reflects on Jesus’ words to His disciples: “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” Pope Francis held the special Urbi...

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Dover Plains Center

At The Center of Compassion, we are frequently reminded how good people can be. In September 2019, the Board of Directors and I discussed numbers of students that we could afford to feed throughout the school year. Unfortunately, there isn’t much funding for the backpack program.

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Betty Ann's Art

Art is a wonderful, soul-stretching expression of Divine Compassion spirituality. Several of our members are very accomplished artists, using media from oils to watercolors and pencil sketches. Some are amazing photographers whose works capture the beauty of creation and humanity in their pictures.

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At the Border pt 4

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 fourth reflection.

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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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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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"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

Streaming Holy Week Services

Posted on March 29, 2020

Holy Week and Easter Services can be viewed from the Church of St. Pius X in Scarsdale.  Listed below are the times and the live stream information for you.  This is so helpful and comforting; we can still be part of a community of believers!! Sunday Masses will be celebrated without any parishioners present as follows:

The Mass on Palm Sunday on April 4th... [Read more]

Pope’s special Urbi et Orbi blessing: ‘God turns everything to our good’

Posted on March 29, 2020

Pope Francis delivers an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” on Friday to pray for an end to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. In his meditation, the Pope reflects on Jesus’ words to His disciples: “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” Full text included.

By Devin Watkins

Pope Francis held the special Urbi et Orbi on... [Read more]

Good Counsel/College of White Plains Reunion Postponed

Posted on March 20, 2020

Together, the Good Counsel College 50th Anniversary Committee and the Sisters of the Divine Compassion have decided to postpone the 2020 Reunion Celebration. 

As you might expect, it was a difficult decision, as alumnae look forward to reconnecting and reminiscing, and the Sisters look so forward to welcoming you all back on campus!

As you all know, COVID-19 restrictions for gatherings would make this year... [Read more]

Chapel of the Divine Compassion

52 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY LITURGY AT THE CHAPEL OF THE DIVINE COMPASSION HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES.

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