Sister Mary Ellis (Sister Aloysia Maria), S.C., 96, who entered the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1937, died March 26 at St. Patrick’s Home, the Bronx. Her first assignment and her only one in the Brooklyn Diocese was when she taught at St. Charles Borromeo School, Brooklyn Heights, 1939-44. In addition to teaching […]
Sister Carol Ann Swan, S.C., 79, a Sister of Charity, Halifax, Nova Scotia, for 58 years, died Dec. 12 at Mount St. Vincent, Wellsley Hills, Mass. Formerly known as Sister William Margaret, she spent 35 years of her religious life ministering in the Brooklyn and Rockville Centre dioceses. She taught fifth and sixth grades at […]
Twenty-six Sisters of Charity of New York will soon move into assisted living facilities at Jewish Home Lifecare in the Bronx after a multi-year study conducted by the religious congregation found it was “no longer feasible to continue doing our retirement ministry on our own.”
Religious Sisters from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens celebrated their anniversaries of religious life at a Jubilee Mass and dinner with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
Sister Nancy Powell, S.C., 81, a Sister of Charity, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, for 62 years, died March 14 at Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax. Formerly known as Sister Anna Charles, she taught sixth grade at Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, 1954-57. She spent the rest of her years ministering in Halifax until her retirement […]
Sister Irene Poirier, S.C., a Sister of Charity, Halifax, for 66 years died on March 4 at Mount St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, Mass. She was 88. Formerly known as Sister Anne Regina, she taught fifth grade and was responsible for school accounts at Resurrection-Ascension School, Rego Park, 1955-63. She spent the rest of her years […]
Sister Mary Elizabeth Hurney, S.C., 90, a Sister of Charity, Halifax, for 69 years, died Jan. 3 at Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, Mass. Formerly known as Sister William Marie, she taught third, sixth and seventh grades at St. Sylvester School, City Line, 1943-54. She also ministered in Staten Island, Massachusetts and Canada. She retired […]