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Welcome to Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island

Welcome to the Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island, newest members of the Sisters of Charity Federation! Watch congregational leader Sister Rosemary MacDonald, CSM-PEI, talk about the importance of being part of the shared connection of the Sisters of Charity Federation. As the only Island-born religious Congregation, the Sisters

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‘Welcoming the Stranger’ at the NA Vincentian Family Gathering

Twenty two branches of the Vincentian Family and four universities sent representatives to the North American Vincentian Family Gathering to explore the 400th Anniversary theme of Welcoming the Stranger. On the first evening, the 213 participants engaged in table processes around their own experiences of being welcomed and welcoming others.

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Child-Labor

Imagine a World Free of Child Labor

Imagine a world free of child labor! The number of children worldwide caught up in child labor is astounding – 168 million. These numbers are not a reflection of the reality; those who work in the informal sectors like domestic work, agriculture or illegal mining are not counted. They live

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Two SCLs learn about the influence and relevance of St. Vincent de Paul

In 1617, Vincent de Paul, a Catholic priest in France, had two conversion experiences that dramatically shaped his life and spirituality, and subsequently influenced many religious congregations and organizations that trace their roots to him, including the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs). In this 400th anniversary year of the

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The Way of Elizabeth pilgrimage

Four participants journeyed together on the “Way of Elizabeth” pilgrimage, a 9-day tour of places significant to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton during her time in the northeastern United States. Novice Director Donna Steffen and historian Judith Metz led the group to Manhattan, the White House, the Garden and the National

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Charity Earth Network

Sisters of Charity Federation Statement on Paris Agreement

The leaders of the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America, representing nearly 4,500 Sisters and Associates, strongly disagree with the decision of President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement regarding climate change. This decision places our world in extreme danger and threatens the life of the planet. We

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Day 4: Hazard Yet Forward

Sister Deborah Humphreys, SC-StE welcomed the Sisters to the fourth day of the Federation annual meeting. After introductions at the table, Sister Florence Hee, OSF presented the theme of the morning prayer and faith sharing: confronting racism. In the first session of the morning, Seton Heritage Ministries Board Chair Sister

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Day 3: Hazard Yet Forward

On Saturday morning, June 3, 2017, Sister Mary McCormick, SCNY welcomed the Sisters for the third day of the Federation annual meeting. Facilitator Sister Florence Hee, OSF led the morning prayer and faith sharing session. Sister Mary started the first session of the day with a reminder of the three intentions

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Day 2: Hazard Yet Forward

Following the morning liturgy, Kathy Byrnes, SCNY welcomed Sisters and Federation NGO representative and liaisons from the congregations to the first full day of the Sisters of Charity Federation annual meeting. Jaime Carrera, Westchester Marriott, spoke of the corporate initiative to train staff in identifying human trafficking. Sister Kathy introduced

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Federation Opening Ritual

Day 1: Hazard Yet Forward

Sixty-nine leaders of the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America are gathering from June 1st to 5th, 2017 in Tarrytown, NY for their annual meeting. They represent two provinces of the Daughters of Charity and eleven congregations of Sisters of Charity in the United States and Canada. Earlier in

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