Day 2: Creating a Shared Future — Now is the Time

Daily update: Thursday, June 14, 2018 Deborah Humphreys, SCSE opened the meeting by introducing facilitator, Florence Hee, OSF. Florence outlined the process for the meeting, reminding the leadership of the Intentions: “ Through contemplative dialogue and deep listening we, as Federation will: Continue to identify and honor the diversity among

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Day 1: Creating a Shared Future … Now is the Time

Daily update: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 As Sisters representing 14 congregations gathered in Halifax for the Sisters of Charity Federation Leadership Gathering, Maryanne Ruzzo, SCH introduced the members of the planning committee and the Sisters of Charity Halifax and their support staff. After recognizing the Mi’kmaw nation, the aboriginal people

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Sister of Charity on Panel at UN

Sister Melissa Camardo, SCL, had the incredible opportunity to speak on a panel with world leaders in the movement to eradicate human trafficking during a meeting at the United Nations on May 22. Co-sponsored by the Holy See and the Santa Marta group, the event’s title was “Police and Religious

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Board Meeting in South Korea

The Sisters of Charity Federation places a strong emphasis on fostering solidarity by deepening and widening relationships among the Federation congregations by attending to the inter-cultural, international, and multi-generational realities of the congregations. This emphasis is what urged the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill to invite the Federation board

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CCFP Federation Meeting Held at Jersey Shore

The Company of Charity Formation Personnel of the Sisters of Charity Federation held its annual meeting April 17-20 hosted by the New Jersey Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth. Attendees gathered at Maris Stella, the congregation’s Retreat and Conference Center in Harvey Cedars on Long Beach Island, New Jersey.  Its

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Invitation to minister in Belize

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been ministering in Belize, Central America since 1975. Still today, they are continuing to explore and dream possibilities to enhance the current reality and the need for sisters to consider ministry, short and/or long term, in the country. You may ask yourself, “What

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Sister Rita Coumont SCIC in Peru mountains

Ministry with the people of Peru

Sister Rita Coumont first arrived to Peru nearly 48 years ago. The Sister of Charity of the Immaculate Conception came at a time of great change in the country, when the military was redistributing land. Her experiences in ministry are as diverse as the places, cultures and people she encountered.

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Sisters of Charity Federation Visioning Session

Sisters from member congregations of the Sisters of Charity Federation paused for a quick photo Friday evening, March 9th before dinner and the start of their weekend visioning session in Marillac Center, Leavenworth, Kansas. Joining the participants for refreshments and dinner were the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth community officers.

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Sr Judy Hayes SCL on phone

NCSW Spotlight: Sister Judy Hayes, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

Sister Judy Hayes never wanted to be anything but a teacher. With only a few hours’ advance notice, she began her first teaching assignment as a young Sister of Charity of Leavenworth (SCL) in 1961. She’s been at it – and loving it – ever since. “I’m where God wants

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DC Sister Beth Marie Ruder

NCSW Spotlight: Sister Beth Marie Ruder, Daughters of Charity

Sister Beth Marie Ruder, DC, ministers in East St. Louis, Illinois at the John de Shields Public Housing after-school site. Pictured here giving cooking lessons, Sister Beth Marie is the Local Community Superior at the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise’s Marian Residence in Belleville, Illinois. She has served

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