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Charity Moving Forward gathering in Greensburg

Written by Sister Elaine Biollo, SC-Halifax We came from all over the continent – the East, the West, the North and the South and even the far South with Martha Lou representing Peru – to Greensburg, PA where the trees and the hills welcomed our coming as well as the

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Q&A: Responding to Ecological and Social Justice Issues

Pope Francis has declared today, September 1, as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. In the last year, three different lay women were hired to work exclusively in care of creation/ social justice for their congregations. Journey along with Melissa Gibilaro (Sisters of Charity-Halifax), Carolyn Cromer

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Sister Paris Slapikas: Seeds of Hope

By Sister Paris Slapikas, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out our staff is entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a time in their lives when

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UN negotiated Legally Binding Treaty Banning all Nuclear Weapons

One-hundred-twenty-two Member States of the United Nations voted to adopt a Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on July 7, 2017. It is the first legally binding international agreement to comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons, and it may eventually lead to their total elimination. All the nine nuclear armed countries and

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Interprovincial Experience of Charism and Mission in Ecuador

Nine participants and a small team of translators traveled to Ecuador July 22-August 2 for the Interprovincial Experience of Charism and Mission trip. This is an annual event sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill that immerses Sisters into the lives of teachers, parents and children in Pedro

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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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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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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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