Stand with Immigrants

The RDC Vision Statement asks us to liberate and heal God’s people, challenge injustice, and offer the gift of hope to our world. These words compel us to support the Leadership Conference of Women Religious who express deep concern about recent Executive Orders.

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With Gratitude

Thank you, faithful partners, for the generous support we received during the 2016 Christmas Appeal. You walk with us as we pursue the vision of our Founders. Your gifts are directly applied to our ministries and retirement needs of our Sisters. We are blessed by your generosity!

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Poets' Corner Feb 19th

RDC spirituality can be expressed in many ways. Several of our members are published poets whose work connects their experiences and feelings to the God present in all people and throughout all creation. Check back here regularly for new poems!

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Rally at Pace Law

On February 4th the Westchester Rally for support of immigrants and refugees was convened by NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousin on the great lawn at Pace Law School. Our US Representative Eliot Engel and White Plains mayor Tom Roach, and Pace Law Professor Vanessa Merton spoke passionately for a reasoned, just, and compassionate immigration policy.

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Pam Matott Honored

The Women’s Club of White Plains was the venue for a heart-warming event: celebrating the principal of The Academy of Our Lady of Good Counsel Elementary School, Mrs. Pam Matott. School families and parishioners of Holy Name of Jesus Church in Valhalla came together at the parish’s annual mid-winter ball on January 28th to honor Mrs. Matott -

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...from Pope Francis

Since his election Pope Francis has confronted global realities head-on in loving and compelling speeches and writings. Among these issues are environmental stewardship, and poverty and economic inequality. All affect millions world-wide. This section will communicate Pope Francis' Gospel teachings. Our first entry relates his recent meeting with native Americans.

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Rooted in the Gospel call to “be compassionate as God is compassionate” (cf Luke 3:6), the Sisters of the Divine Compassion are dismayed by the Executive Orders that demonize Muslim refugees and immigrants seeking peace and safety, defy U.S. laws and international agreements, and threaten the civil rights which have made the U.S. a beacon for the world.
—The RDC

Words from Pope Francis

Posted on February 15, 2017

Pope Francis appeared on Wednesday to back Native Americans seeking to halt part of the Dakota Access Pipeline, saying indigenous cultures have a right to defend "their ancestral relationship to the earth". The Latin American pope, who has often strongly defended indigenous rights since his election in 2013, made his comments on protection of native lands to representative of tribes attending the Indigenous Peoples Forum in Rome.

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GCAES Principal Honored

Posted on February 8, 2017

The Women’s Club of White Plains was the venue for a heart-warming event: celebrating the principal of The Academy of Our Lady of Good Counsel Elementary School, Mrs. Pam Matott. School families and parishioners of Holy Name of Jesus Church in Valhalla came together at the parish’s annual mid-winter ball on January 28th to honor Mrs. Matott – her enthusiastic energy guided the students, faculty... [Read more]

Rally at Pace Law

Posted on February 8, 2017

On February 4th the Westchester Rally for support of immigrants and refugees was convened by NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousin on the great lawn at Pace Law School. Our local and regional lawmakers, including US Representative Eliot Engel and White Plains mayor Tom Roach, Pace Law Professor Vanessa Merton, and law students spoke passionately for a reasoned, just, and compassionate immigration policy. More than 500 neighbors and friends, and many members... [Read more]

Chapel of the Divine Compassion
52 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603

All Are Welcome! Sunday Liturgy at 11:30 AM from September through June

For more information call Sr. Corita Clarke, RDC at 203-733-8534