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

Reflection: Sr Leone Wittmack on the  Heritage Centre and Congregational Archives

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July 2019

“I was amazed to see the transformation of our Convent into a stunning and informative Heritage Centre outlining our proud history since our arrival in Australia in 1838. It is a showcase of all the works we have been involved in not only here in Australia but our overseas mission as well…”

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Spirit of the Sisters revitalised in new exhibition

4 July, 2019
From The Irish Echo… A new Sydney exhibition preserves the history of an Irish order of…
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New Congregational Archives: Challenges and achievements

2 July, 2019
Two buildings at Nos 1 and 3 Rockwall Crescent were purchased by the Sisters in 1950…
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Archbishop Fisher’s homily at the opening of the new Heritage Centre

2 July, 2019
“God bless you ladies!” said the boatsmen who rowed the first sisters ashore to Sydney Cove…
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Welcome!

Sr Clare Nolan
Congregational Leader

Sr Clare invites you to share in the YouTube video which recorded the opening of the Sisters of Charity Heritage Centre and Archives.

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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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