Founders' Day 2019

Every year at this time, the Sisters of Divine Compassion gather together with family and friends to honor the Congregation’s founders, Mother Mary Veronica and Monsignor Thomas Preston. On June 22, 2019, we will honor our Founders and celebrate the Golden Jubilee of our President, Sr. Laura Donovan!

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Reunion 2019

On April 27, 2019, nearly 100 alumnae, representing the Classes of 1948 to 1975, attended the annual Good Counsel College Reunion. The day started with a Liturgy in the Chapel of the Divine Compassion, followed by a luncheon in the Tudor Room at Preston Hall on the grounds of Pace Law School.

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New! Day of Giving

In addition to the Founders’ Day Liturgy and Celebration, alumni and friends of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion (RDCs) will sponsor a 24-hour, online fundraising campaign on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 to honor the Sisters for their significant influence on our lives.

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New! We Reflect!

Our Community is reanimating our mission by sharing reflections on things of great importance to us. In our latest offering Carol Wagner, RDC speaks about our founding in response to the needs of single parent families, especially those of the children. These societal problems spark our desire to help.

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Keller Williams Helps!

During one of the very few sunny days in May, realtors from Keller Williams NY Realty in White Plains took the day off to go to work for the Sisters of the Divine Compassion, as well as other non-profit organizations in and around Westchester County. Keller Williams’ RED Day...

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Poet's Corner

Terry Young, RDC is a woman of many talents - an incredibly creative artist, a musician and now, a poet! Her offering "The Elders" asks us to listen to all the wisdom figures of all ages whom we meet daily. We need to learn how each person's story contributes to the Oneness of humankind.

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from Pope Francis

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of his Vatican residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae, on May 28, 2019. In his homily, the pope spoke about how the Holy Spirit keeps Christians young at heart and supports them in times of trial and helping them praise God...

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New! Dover Plains!

Girl Scout Troop 10478 came to the Center with some donations that they had collected to meet the requirements for their philanthropy badge. They brought in hygiene products for our clients. We had a question and answer session filled with wonderful conversation...

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PHS helps Sri Lanka

In response to the recent bombings in Sri Lanka, Asian Club raised money for affected families in Sri Lanka. By selling lollipops and chocolates, they were able to raise $88.84. In addition, Asian Club will be donating $150 that they raised at past fundraisers to this cause.

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“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child—our own two eyes. All is a miracle.”
—Thich Nhat Hanh

We Honor our Founders & Celebrate Sr. Laura Donovan’s Golden Jubilee!

Posted on June 12, 2019

This year’s Founders’ Day celebration will take place Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of the Divine Compassion.

This year marks the 133rd anniversary of the Founding. The Sisters of the Divine Compassion Congregation was founded in 1886 by Mother Mary Veronica and her spiritual advisor and guide, Monsignor Thomas S. Preston. On July 2, 1886, two postulants received the habit as Sisters of... [Read more]

PHS Asian Club assists Sri Lanka Bombing Victims

Posted on June 7, 2019

In response to the recent bombings in Sri Lanka, Asian Club raised money for affected families in Sri Lanka. By selling lollipops and chocolates, they were able to raise $88.84. In addition, Asian Club will be donating $150 that they raised at past fundraisers to this cause. Thank you, Asian Club, for your act of kindness to those in need!

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The Holy Spirit Keeps Us Young at Heart

Posted on June 7, 2019

by Cindy Wooden, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE, ROME

The Holy Spirit keeps Christians young at heart, supporting them in times of trial and helping them praise God no matter what is going on, Pope Francis said. Celebrating morning Mass May 28, the pope told the story of a priest who asked a group of children who the Holy Spirit is. They answered, “The paralytic.” While their confusion... [Read more]

Chapel of the Divine Compassion

52 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603

Sunday Liturgy will resume after Labor Day. Enjoy your summer!

For further information: Sr. Corita at 203-733-8534

As always, all are welcome!