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NCSW Spotlight: Joan O’Keefe, Sisters of Charity Halifax

“I was very happy being a doula and a volunteer …”, says Sister Joan O’Keefe. And then came the Congregation’s General Chapter in 2014, when she was elected Congregational Leader. Sister Joan is quick to say that being Congregational Leader wasn’t on her bucket list. “But I once thought I’d

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NCSW Spotlight: Mary Ann Daly, Sisters of Charity New York

Looking back at 50 Years with the Sisters of Charity New York: God’s love is everlasting. Those words, like a melody, have underscored all the words of my life. During my 50 years of being a Sister of Charity of New York, God’s love has lit up my life in

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NCSW Spotlight: Sarah Mulligan, Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati

Sister Sarah Mulligan, Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, is the Director of the Daniel Comboni Community Clinic in Mixco, Guatemala. The clinic provides health services and community programs to the large population of indigenous people living in poverty in Mixco. Video created by the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. More

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NCSW Spotlight: Annalee Faherty, Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul

How do you have faith in St. Louis? I have three different time periods in my life as a Daughter of Charity (62 years) in which I have been privileged as a Daughter of Charity to work as a social worker in two St. Louis, Missouri agencies (Guardian Angel Settlement

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NCSW Spotlight: Mary Sharon Verbeck, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

When Sister Mary Sharon Verbeck tells Joe Monachino Jr., principal, that she wants to die with her boots on at St. Pius X High School where she’s worked and volunteered for 41 years, he is comfortable enough to quip back, “I hope that it’s not in front of all these

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NCSW Spotlight: Roma De Robertis, Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception

1. What led you to feel God was calling you to serve in consecrated life? Early in life, I experienced God’s presence and friendship. Our immigrant parents taught us about simplicity, compassion, dedication and integrity. Having experienced war and poverty, they emphasized attentiveness to those who are sick, suffering and

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NCSW Spotlight: Paula Merrill, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

“Have you been feeling okay?” “How much do you have?” “Are you out?” “A bottle lasts you 12 days?” Paula Merrill, SCN, asks these questions and others of her patients at Lexington Medical Clinic in rural Mississippi. Sister Paula has served in health care ministry in Mississippi for over 30

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Students and Halifax sisters complete walls on House of Charity sponsored home

Sisters Sheilagh Martin and Evelyn Williams of the Sisters of Charity Halifax traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana for a week with 10 Mount Saint Vincent University students. They thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality of the sisters at the House of Charity while working on Ms. Pam’s house, the Charity Build, financed

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UN Social Development Commission Addresses Global Poverty

The United Nations’ 54th Session of the Commission on Social Development (CSocD54) met February 3-12 in New York to consider how nations could work together in “Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World.” The commission approved three draft resolutions for adoption by the Economic and Social Council, and

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Feast of Saint Louise changes date to May 9th

Effective immediately, Saint Louise de Marillac’s feast will now be celebrated on May 9. Her feast day was formerly March 15. Read the formal letter from Superior General of the Vincentians, Fr. Gregory Gay, C.M.: May the grace and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ fill your hearts now and

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