NYC Women's March

On Saturday, January 20, 2018, Sr. Susan McCarthy, RDC and Althea Fusco, ADC, attended the Women’s March in New York City. The Women’s March was a call to all America to come out and vote on November 6, 2018.

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Reunion 2018

Please mark your calendar for Saturday, April 28, 2018 for the Good Counsel College/College of White Plains Reunion. This year's Homecoming Reunion honors the Classes of 1968 & 1958 (50th and 60th Year Anniversaries).

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Lenten Liturgies

The Community of the Divine Compassion -- Sisters, Associates and Companions -- invites you to Lenten liturgies at 12 noon in the Chapel at 52 North Broadway in White Plains. The dates are Wed., Feb 28, Mar 14 and Mar 21.

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Poets' Corner February

We live in turbulent times in which fear, confusion and despair can cause us to abandon care for the "other." We must guard against losing the capacity to put ourselves in their shoes. Doretta's poem "On the Bus from Cleveland" tells an interesting story on this point.

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RDC fights Human Trafficking

People's awareness of, sensitivity to, and advocacy around the trafficking of human persons (buying, selling, exploiting women, men and children) has largely been due to the “early adopter” stance of women religious across the globe.

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...from Pope Francis

Fast from hurting words and say kind words. Fast from sadness and be filled with gratitude. Fast from anger and be filled with patience. Fast from pessimism and be filled with hope. Fast from worries and trust in God. Fast from complaints and contemplate simplicity.

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“The spiritual life is meant to be an adventure between the soul and God. It is not an act of religion played out in front of the world. It is, instead, the deepest relationship in life, the one on which the very meaning of life depends. Lent calls us to attend to this soul-stretching relationship that draws us to the Light and challenges us to cry out for Life.”
—Joan Chittister, OSB

A Letter from our Chapel’s Sacristan, Sr. Felicitas

Posted on February 21, 2018

Dear Friends,

We are at Lent's beginning with a little more than 6 weeks to the glorious Easter season. What is more beautiful at this time of the year than flowers? As in years past, I call upon you to help beautify our Chapel of the Divine Compassion.

I invite you to purchase a a plant for our Easter altar in the name of a person... [Read more]

Women’s March in NYC

Posted on February 15, 2018

On Saturday, January 20, 2018, Sr. Susan McCarthy, RDC and Althea Fusco, ADC, attended the Women’s March in New York City.  The Women’s March was a call to all America to come out and vote on November 6, 2018.  Thousands of people came out in NYC to demonstrate their strong disappointment at what has been happening in our country in the past year. One of the signs... [Read more]

Update on the Coalition of Religious Congregations to Stop the Trafficking of Persons (CRC-STOP)

Posted on February 15, 2018

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 RDCs have been a part of that for more than 13 years.

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Chapel of the Divine Compassion

52 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603

Holy Week Services:

Holy Thursday at 5 pm

Good Friday at 3 pm

Easter Vigil at 7 pm

As always, all are welcome!

For more information call Sr. Felicitas Russell, RDC at 914-798-1123