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What a sad end. The extinction of the New York order of Sisters founded by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.
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The end of an era for the Sisters of Charity of New York

Through more than 200 years of service, the Sisters of Charity of New York have nursed Civil War casualties, joined civil rights and anti-war …
John A Cassani
The fate of all of the “legacy” American female religious orders was sealed when the Apostolic visitation, ordered by Pope Benedict, ended without any actions of note being taken. I can remember Cardinal Rodé saying that these communities now saw themselves as being “beyond Christ.” Only radical reform could have saved them, the sort which the Church has no appetite to undertake these days, …More
The fate of all of the “legacy” American female religious orders was sealed when the Apostolic visitation, ordered by Pope Benedict, ended without any actions of note being taken. I can remember Cardinal Rodé saying that these communities now saw themselves as being “beyond Christ.” Only radical reform could have saved them, the sort which the Church has no appetite to undertake these days, especially when it would be as unpopular as bringing groups of radical feminists back to faith in Our Lord.
Sal Venegas
I think the end of their era came about 50 years ago.