The Sisters of Charity were founded by
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, in the spirit of
Saint Vincent de Paul and Saint Louise
de Marillac, in Emmitsburg, Maryland in 1809.
In 1859, Mother Mary Xavier Mehegan founded the New Jersey community known as the
Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth.
Today, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth are engaged in education, health care, social justice and ecological integrity, & pastoral & social service ministries in 15 dioceses within the
United States, El Salvador, and Haiti. The Congregation currently numbers 211 vowed members. The Seton Associate relationship has 305 affiliated lay and religious women and men.
Sister Maureen Shaughnessy, SC
Sister Cecilia McManus, SC
Assistant General Superior
Sister Maryanne Campeotto, SC
Councilor & Secretary of the Congregation & the Corporation
Sister Judith Mertz, SC
Sister Ellen Farrell, SC
Councilor & Treasurer of the Congregation & Corporation
Sister Elizabeth Kremp, SC
Following a tour of Central America in the early 1980s, Sister Peggy O'Neill, SC, began serving in the Diocese of San Salvador in 1986 assisting refugees and accompanying them during the Civil War that was raging in El Salvador at that time.
MEET OUR SISTERS
Sister Clare Mary Roden, SC
When you look back on your school days, you may not have clear memories of every teacher along the way. However, you are sure to remember the teacher who really cared about you and inspired you to do your very best. For countless former students, Sister Clare Mary Roden was that special teacher.
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