Sisters of Charity New York marching in St Patricks Day parade celebrating 200 years

Sisters of Charity of New York conclude 200 Year Anniversary Events

The Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul celebrated 200 years of service in the year 2017. As the Sisters put it, it is “a story of thousands of lives serving God’s poor, a story of tough love and high standards, a story of caring and compassion, a story

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Living life as a nun in the new millennium

Story written by Laura Booth, Times & Transcript At 44 years old, Céline Belliveau is the youngest nun in the Moncton sisterhood of Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur. She has a masters degree in social work, likes to swim and play volleyball and sings with a choir, but no, she doesn’t own a habit.

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton January 4th

A Heart for God’s Poor Ones Adapted from a prayer prepared by Sister Regina Bechtle, Sister of Charity of New York As we celebrate the feast of Elizabeth Seton, a great woman of Charity, let us listen with our hearts to the Good News that Christ’s coming reveals. The angel

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51st World Day of Peace

Migrants and refugees: men and women in search of peace A message from His Holiness Pope Francis for the Celebration of the 51st World Day of Peace on Monday, January 1, 2018, the Solemnity of St. Mary Mother of God.  1. Heartfelt good wishes for peace Peace to all people

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Nuns Build 2017 in New Orleans

Changing Disaster Recovery in America

Nuns Build 2017 offered Sisters an opportunity to work alongside friends, family and the St. Bernard Project to help rebuild homes in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Federation group (see photo album here) joined 45 other women religious and several AmeriCorps volunteers for the week of November 13-17 to help repair the home of a

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International symposium resounds with Vincentian spirit

The Federation Family at the 400th Anniversary: Video & Photos The Sisters of Charity Federation had 40 members present from our different congregations for the 400th anniversary celebration. See photos of the Federation family at the celebration. Sisters of Charity Federation UNNGO representative, Sister Teresa Kotturan with the Sisters of Charity

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65 children, 18 years, 1 Sister of Charity of Leavenworth

Sister Michael Delores Allegri adores children. It’s no wonder, then, that she’s surrounded herself with children of all ages her entire adult life. Sister Michael Delores’ career began in 1965 when she first taught high school. She continued in secondary education for 20 years. She left teaching, but felt she

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Offering Hope to Inmates in East St Louis

‘I was in prison and you came to visit me … I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’ Matthew 25:36, 40 Not many have the confidence and rock solid faith to speak about God’s forgiving

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Prayer for a Peaceful Outcome in U.S. – North Korea Situation

The Sisters of Charity Federation would like to extend an invitation to all Sisters, Associates and Affiliates to pray for a peaceful outcome in light of recent tensions between the United States and North Korea. Not only are we Sisters of Charity who advocate for peace, but we also have

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UN International Day of Peace

Call for recommitment to peace on International Day of Peace

Today is the International Day of Peace. The Sisters of Charity Federation has signed onto a letter with 131 organizations worldwide that urges greater commitment from all governments to foster sustainable peace. The statement calls for the international community and the United Nations General Assembly to 1) fully embrace the

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