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

Global pandemic? The world has seen them before

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April 2020

A global pandemic came in 1919, in the aftermath of  World War I. Then, as now, the hospitals established by the Sisters of Charity of Australia were in the front line.

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Sr Libbey Byrne: Listening to the voice of the Spirit

17 April, 2020
When did you know you had a vocation? During the 1980s we didn’t really speak of…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation and Salvation Army alliance against modern slavery

15 April, 2020
The Sisters of Charity Foundation’s patron, Governor-General David Hurley,  in February launched a joint program between…
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The Heritage Centre in COVID-19 lockdown

15 April, 2020
The Heritage Centre locked down    Since the very beginning, visitors to the Sisters of Charity’s…
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Welcome!

Sr Clare Nolan
Congregational Leader

Sr Clare invites you to share in the YouTube video which gives the history of the  Sisters of Charity Foundation on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of its establishment.

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THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
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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