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

The saint, the Sisters… and the sculptor

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December 2019

Peter Schipperheyn is acknowledged as one of Australia’s finest sculptors of the human body… but he is also an artist who brings his considerable skills to what could be described as religious art.

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Sr Cate O’Brien: The Sisters of Charity were a family affair

10 December, 2019
   When did you know you had a vocation? In my teenage years I realised I…
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Following the Little Way: The Sisters of Charity and the Theresians

10 December, 2019
World War I was not yet over, and life for the poor and the marginalised in…
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The Heritage Centre: Looking at 2020

10 December, 2019
Heritage Centre manager, Rachel Mensforth, writes: Since taking up my role in the Heritage Centre this…
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Sr Clare Nolan
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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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