Hazard Yet Forward: Annual Meeting 2017 Videos Available

Leaders from our 13 congregations came together in New York June 1-5, 2017 for the Sisters of Charity Federation Annual Leadership Meeting, hosted by the Sisters of Charity of New York. A handful of the talks and panel discussions were recorded on video: Sr. Teresa Kotturan’s NGO Presentation, the Panel

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Sister Brenda’s Music Students Learn More than Recital Pieces

In the urban center of Overland, Missouri is Presentation Arts Center (Presentation), an outreach ministry of Our Lady of the Presentation parish. Once an empty old convent, it has transformed into a community center for a diverse, working class neighborhood population. Last year, Daughter of Charity Sister Brenda Fritz began

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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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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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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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European Parliament to host reception honoring the 400th anniversary of Vincentian Charism

The Press Office of the international religious family of St. Vincent de Paul is pleased to share this news of the continuing celebration of the 400th Anniversary of its founding. (PHILADELPHIA: Vincentian Family Office) Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, announced that he will host a ceremony honoring the

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NCSW Spotlight: Sister Denise LaRock, Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul

Night after night, staff and volunteers at Casa RAICES find themselves housing new individuals seeking asylum, sometimes adding up to more than 800 refugee children and mothers every month. Why are so many people finding themselves here? Casa RAICES is the place where thousands of families stay after being released

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