More than 100 Sisters, Associates, Companions and friends of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion joined together Saturday, June 22 to honor our founders and celebrate Sr. Laura Donovan’s Golden Jubilee. The celebration began with a Liturgy in the Chapel, followed by a lovely reception at Tudor Hall.Find out more
The Golf Classic is a wonderful opportunity for the Sisters of the Divine Compassion to host friends in a beautiful setting with a day of golf, a lovely dinner, raffles, and an auction. The event is a day of fellowship, reconnecting with friends and family, and celebrating the camaraderie the Sisters evoke.Find out more
Preston Center of Compassion offers a seven-week program for girls and boys, ages 4-14. The Program is on the campus of Preston High School, located on Schurz Avenue near the Throggs Neck Bridge, and offers both excellent indoor and outdoor facilities. The campus overlooks the Long Island Sound...Find out more
For many years Srs. Pam Wagner and Fran Liston at the Mustard Seed Migrant Ministry were the presence of God's compassion in the black dirt region. They connected deeply with the Latino farm working community, particularly the children. We reflect on their blest ministry in "Tale of the Mustard Seed."Find out more
Alice Feeley writes tenderly of her mother, of joyful Fourth of July holidays spent together and a poignant sense of loss that followed her passing. How lovely it must have been for Alice to have felt her mother's presence in a warbling robin on her fence. Love is eternal; we know that when we are open to God's messengers.Find out more
Summertime seems to give our Community members time to write, a very good thing. Terry Young has been pondering the idea of a veil that separates her from the blessings, large and small in our world, in her memory of times gone by, and in her recognizing where she can help others. Her poem "What Kind of Veil" stirs our spirits!Find out more
Pope Francis contributed the preface to a new book on human trafficking, entitled "Women crucified. The shame of human trafficking as told from the street". He recalled a visit to a house for victims of human trafficking. “I did not think I would find such humiliated, afflicted and suffering women there”...Find out more
Girls on the Run rocks!! These young ladies hosted a fundraiser for The Center of Compassion and raised a whopping $775.00!!! We are so grateful for their desire to support and give back to their community!! Thank you, Ladies!! — at Dover Elementary School.Find out more
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Pope Francis contributes the preface to a new book on human trafficking, entitled "Women crucified. The shame of human trafficking as told from the street".
By Vatican News
Mercy Friday visit
In the preface, Pope Francis recalls one of his Mercy Friday visits to a house run by the Pope John XXIII Community for victims of human trafficking. “I... [Read more]
In a society of growing individualism and indifference, the presence of migrants and refugees prompts a realization of the need for conversion and a renewed embrace of Christian life, Pope Francis said Monday.
In a message for the 2019 World Day of Migrants and Refugees, released May 27, he said, “the most economically advanced societies are witnessing a growing trend towards extreme individualism which, combined with a utilitarian... [Read more]
Preston Center of Compassion offers a seven-week program for girls and boys, ages 4-14. The Program is on the campus of Preston High School, located on Schurz Avenue near the Throggs Neck Bridge, and offers both excellent indoor and outdoor facilities. The campus overlooks the Long Island Sound and allows the children a relaxing lunch break. PCC’s Summer Recreational Program was founded with the mission of... [Read more]
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