For the third consecutive year, alumni and friends of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion (RDCs) will join together July 2, 2021 to support a 24-hour online fundraising campaign to remember, honor and thank the RDCS for the quiet, constant and compassionate influence on our lives! In a special way this year, we celebrate the 135th anniversary of the founding of the Divine Compassion Community!Find out more
The Sisters of the Divine Compassion are happy to share our 2020 Annual Report with you. We thank you for your continual support, and hope you will enjoy the information provided about our Community and mission.Find out more
The Divine Compassion Community rejoices in the establishment of Juneteenth as a National Holiday, commemorating the end of legal slavery in the United States. We are grateful to our Black sisters and brothers, our students present and past, our colleagues in ministry, and especially for the Nurses Aides who give devoted care to our infirm Sisters. We continue to pray and seek ways to act for complete equality and justice for all in our nation and for the reconciliation needed to end the racial unrest we now face.Find out more
In these turbulent times it is very easy to believe that we are unimportant as individual people. The issues we live with, the problems that seem insurmountable confront us all the time. Terry Young offers us hope and perspectives needed to go on in her poem "The Plan."Find out more
Susan Greene visited with her God while creating amazing works of art. Her spirituality was grounded in the deep understanding that all are one. She saw God in each of her students and taught them how to bring the God within them into their art. Susan was happiest while praying/painting and our great loss is heaven's gain. Uno, Susan!Find out more
We have compiled many of our Sisters' formal obituaries that will be located in this space. We want to share these with you, and very soon we will be adding stories and reminiscences from those who loved them. If you have something to contribute to this effort, please let us know by email. Click the "Contact Us" ...Find out more
The Divine Compassion Community rejoices in the establishment of Juneteenth as a National Holiday, commemorating the end of legal slavery in the United States. We are grateful to our Black sisters and brothers, our students present and past, our colleagues in ministry, and especially for the Nurses Aides who give devoted care to our infirm Sisters.
We continue to pray and seek ways to act for... [Read more]
The following is a joint statement issued by The National Black Sisters’ Conference (NBSC) and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in response to the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
We, the National Black Sisters’ Conference and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, stand together in our commitment to the sacred dignity of each human person... [Read more]
The Sisters of the Divine Compassion stand in solidarity with all who condemn violence of any kind and who work tirelessly for justice. We continue to hold Mr. Floyd's family, friends and all who mourn him, as well as Ma'Khia Bryant and Daunte Wright and their families in our prayers. We pray, too, for the Chauvin family. We commit ourselves to pray and work for understanding... [Read more]