In Remembrance

As we continue to face the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are praying for you and your families, and ask that you keep the Community of the Divine Compassion in your prayers. In particular, we ask that you pray for the Sisters who went home to God in April, due to COVID.

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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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A Blessed Easter to All

The Sisters of the Divine Compassion together with our Associates and Companions pray that the feelings of community, connectedness and compassion that are helping us through this difficult time will continue to be in abundance throughout the Easter season of faith, hope and love.

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Mary of Nazareth

"No one ever taught us Marian theology in any organized academic way. They didn’t need to even try. It came with the May altars we built in grade school. It came with the crowning of May queens in high school. It came with the rosaries we said in October and carried in our purses and fingered in the dark before sleep at night."

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RDC Poet's Corner

Alice Feeley submitted a poem to WNYC's invitation/challenge on the theme "Lessons Learned" in recognition of covid19 during April, National Poetry Month. Her poem "Virus Invisible" was selected and appears in Gothamist.com Arts & Entertainment section (Week 3). Many wonderful poems on this topic are to be found at Gothamist.com.

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RDC Poet's Corner II

It has been said that perception is reality. We create our own vision of places, of people, of everything, and for us this can color our whole lives! Terry in her poem "Living Camera" asks us to take in the beauty of our world, to savor it and allow it to deepen our perceptions of All That Is. As Terry says, this is "the process of becoming fully alive and free."

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On Suffering

In his homily in the chapel at Casa Santa Marta, the pope noted it was difficult to accept Christ’s consolation in times of distress. Reflecting on today's Gospel reading that records Jesus’ words to his disciples at the Last Supper, the pope said the Lord sees their sadness and seeks to console them.

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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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"A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there."
—Meister Eckhart

We must learn to let ourselves be consoled by Jesus

Posted on May 9, 2020

from the Catholic News Agency, Vatican City, May 8, 2020.- We must learn to let ourselves be consoled by Jesus when we are suffering, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass Friday.

In his homily in the chapel at Casa Santa Marta, May 8, the pope noted it was difficult to accept Christ’s consolation in times of distress. 

Reflecting on the day's Gospel... [Read more]

Pope’s Easter Urbi et Orbi message: “The contagion of hope”

Posted on April 12, 2020

Pope Francis’ 'Urbi et Orbi message on Easter Sunday challenges us to ban indifference, self-centredness, division and forgetfulness during this time of Covid-19 – and to spread the “contagion” of hope.

By Seàn-Patrick Lovett

No banner hung from the central balcony of St Peter’s Basilica. No bands played the Vatican anthem. No floral arrangements decorated St Peter&rsquo... [Read more]

A blessed Easter to All

Posted on April 12, 2020

The Sisters of the Divine Compassion together with our Associates and Companions pray that the feelings of community, connectedness and compassion that are helping us through this difficult time will continue to be in abundance throughout the Easter season of faith, hope and love.

May God bless you, your families and everyone, no exceptions!

Follow the link below for a truly amazing new Easter song:<... [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