Sister Alice Conrad, RDC (Formerly Sister Mary Frances)
Sister hails from the Upper East Side of New York City, where she attended St. Catherine of Sienna Elementary School and was among the 900 Cathedral High School graduates in 1949. Upon her graduation from Good Counsel College, where she was President of Student Council and earned a BA in English, Sister entered the Divine Compassion Community in 1953. Sister earned her Masters Degree in Administration at Seton Hall in New Jersey, and holds three NYS Certifications in Education Administration.
Sr. Alice has spent the majority of her ministry serving the people of Westchester County in schools, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, government, as well as day care and summer camp programs. Upon her “retirement” in 2011, Sister developed and continues to manage Shepherd’s Flock, which provides basic necessities of food, clothing and/or furniture for the poor, especially the working poor, who are not eligible for government assistance.
Sr. Alice shares wonderful friendships with her RDC Sisters, alumnae(i) and so many others she has met throughout her life. Sister loves her dogs, and enjoys puzzles, computer games, reading and sudoku.