We are Sisters of Charity, women of Mary Aikenhead, contemplatives in action, impelled by the love of Christ.

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Our charism is to share the love, tenderness, and concern of Christ with all whom we meet, seeing Christ in everyone.

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We respond courageously to the call to mission, going out to the margins, walking in partnership with others.

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We are impelled by the love of Christ to give to the poor for love what the rich can buy for money.

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We are Sisters of Charity, women of Mary Aikenhead, contemplatives in action, impelled by the love of Christ.

Find out more

Our charism is to share the love, tenderness, and concern of Christ with all whom we meet, seeing Christ in everyone.

Discover more

We respond courageously to the call to mission, going out to the margins, walking in partnership with others.

Find out how

We are impelled by the love of Christ to give to the poor for love what the rich can buy for money.

Find out how

“Christ has no body now but yours. No hands, no feet on earth but yours.”

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October 2020

This hymn, written by St Teresa of Avila, provided the setting for a beautiful montage of images of the Sisters of Charity of Australia and members of the Congregational staff, which was used during one of the on line meetings running up to the General Chapter planned for next year.

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Sr Anne Mayberry: Strange coronavirus times for Remote and Rural Ministry

14 October, 2020
Many organisations which give assistance to needy people, have been affected by the COVID-19 virus, including…
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Sr Christine Henry: Keeping in touch with our people during COVID-19

14 October, 2020
2020 has seen Downs & West Community Support (DWCS) reaching out and offering support in very…
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Sr Cate O’Brien, Congregational Bursar and Councillor: “Normal was no more”

14 October, 2020
On March 15, when I returned home to Melbourne from Council meetings in Sydney, little did…
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Welcome!

Sr Clare Nolan
Congregational Leader

Sr Clare invites you to share in the video for this edition of Walking with Us. It celebrates the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Hospice at St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst, one of the first in Australia. Established by the Sisters of Charity, the staff of the hospice continue to love and support those in the final stages of life, and their families and friends.

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When we have so much to praise the Lord for, we must not complain.
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True affection is to rejoice in the happiness of our dear ones. Never allow a sentiment of resentment to enter into our hearts.
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Pray, reflect and consult – and may the divine spirit direct all to God’s greater glory.
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May our dear Lord Jesus fill your hearts with His own love. Amen!
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We must have patience with others as He has patience with us.
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Under every difficulty try to pray fervently.
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We have much to thank Him for, even for those little drawbacks on our comforts and conveniences.
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Do pray that justice may be accomplished in peace and that truth may prevail.
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Go on now as steadily as you can, relying on the Divine assistance and fear not.
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What we do ought to be done well.

The Sisters of Charity acknowledge the First Peoples and traditional custodians of this land where we live. We respect, value and honour their history, culture and spirituality. We are committed to standing in solidarity and to actively working for justice, peace and harmony in this land.

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