At this time we must discontinue the 11:30 a.m. Sunday Mass at the Chapel of the Divine Compassion. We are thankful to the Sisters, especially Sisters M. Corita, Mary Dorothea and Mary Lenore, RDC Associates and Companions, Braddon Mehrten and the Choir, Margie Gaughan and all those who have participated over the last 40 years. It was such a blessing!
Church teaching on giving priority to the well-being of the poor and marginalized is not a political or ideological choice; it lies at the very heart of the Gospel, Pope Francis said.
Sister Mary Corita Clarke, RDC (formerly Anne Marie Clarke), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, passed away peacefully on August 11, 2020.
You can have flaws, be anxious, and even be angry, but do not forget that your life is the greatest enterprise in the world. Only you can stop it from going bust. Many appreciate you, admire you and love you...
Sister Mary Charlotte Brennan, RDC (Mary Ann Brennan), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, passed away peacefully on July 31, 2020 after a long illness.
Sr. Charlotte was born in New York City in 1937 the daughter of Thomas Brennan and Julia Kunsch Brennan. Sister attended Holy Rosary Elementary School and Preston High School both in the Bronx, and Good Counsel College in White Plains where she earned a BA in English. Sister also received her MSL in Library Science from St. John’s University in Queens, NY.
The Sisters, Associates and the Companions of the Divine Compassion are keeping the families, faculty and students of Catholic Schools and members of the Archdiocese in our hearts and prayers at this difficult time.
Sr. Janet Meehan, RDC (formerly known as Sr. Mary Leonard), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on June 17, 2020.
Sr. Janet was born in Westchester in 1941, the daughter of John and Louise (Cancro) Meehan. She attended Hawthorne Public Schools and graduated from Good Counsel Academy High School. Sister received her BA from Good Counsel College in White Plains and her MA in Fine Arts from the University of Notre Dame.
The Sisters of the Divine Compassion are happy to share our 2020 Annual Report with you. We hope that you will enjoy reading about our Sisters and ministries. The positive feedback we are receiving about our Annual Report is a true testament of your cherished relationship with our Sisters, as well as your faith and confidence in our mission.
Sr. Margaret Keogan, RDC, (formerly known as Sr. Mary Beatrice) a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on April 28, 2020.
Sr. Margaret was born in New York in 1933, the daughter of John and Bridget (Leonard) Keogan. She attended Our Lady of Mercy Elementary School in Port Chester, NY and Good Counsel High School in White Plains, NY. Sister received her BA in English from Good Counsel College in White Plains.
Sr. Mary Lucille Bridgetts, RDC, (formerly known as Alice Bridgetts,) a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on April 24, 2020.
Sr. Lucille was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1923, the daughter of Harry and Lucy (Watson) Bridgetts. She attended Good Counsel Academy Elementary School and High School in White Plains, NY. Sister received her BA in French from Good Counsel College in White Plains and her MA in French from Villanova University.
Sr. Susan Greene, RDC, (formerly known as Sr. Mary Theophane), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on April 17, 2020.
Sr. Marie Murphy, RDC (formerly known as Sr. Mary de Chantal), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on April 13, 2020.
Sr. Marie was born in the Bronx in 1933, the daughter of John and Mary (Fegan) Murphy. She attended St. Frances de Chantal Elementary School, Bronx, NY and St. Jean Baptiste High School, New York, New York. Sister received her BA from Good Counsel College in White Plains and her MA from St. Joseph’s College.