Sister Teresa Kotturan SCN

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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
2017 Sisters of Charity Federation annual meeting in New York

Federation Annual Meeting Starts in One Week

Sixty-nine leaders of the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America will gather in Tarrytown, New York June 1-5 for their 2017 Annual Leadership Meeting, hosted this year by the Sisters of Charity of New York. They represent two provinces of the Daughters of Charity and eleven congregations of Sisters

Continue reading
FamVin-400-year-anniversary

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

Continue reading

The Good (Samaritan) Muslim refugees

Sister Tracy Kemme, Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, writes for Global Sisters Report: The Somali family of 11 arrived to us on a Friday afternoon in early April. We watched in wonder as person after person climbed out of the hefty Catholic Charities van amid grocery bags and beat-up suitcases. Peering

Continue reading

Forced Labor & The Role We Can Play to End It

No continent or country is free of some form of forced labor. Elimination of forced labor is a challenge to governments around the world. Labor traffickers use force, fraud and coercion to lure vulnerable people with promises of high-paying jobs to work against their will. Extreme poverty, lack of employment,

Continue reading
Saint Louise de Marillac

Saint Louise de Marillac Feast Day Prayer

The suffering of so many of our sisters and brothers who seek a life of freedom from poverty, war, violence and slavery of any kind is overwhelming. In the face of this we are called to live the charism of charity more openly and urgently than ever. One of the

Continue reading
Actress-Alma-Sisneros-and-Sister-of-Charity-Marie-Power_4.12.2017

Production Concludes on TV Series Pilot based on Sister Blandina

Production recently concluded on the pilot of the television series “At the End of the Santa Fe Trail,” based on the life of Servant of God and Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, Sister Blandina Segale. Sister Blandina is currently under consideration for beatification and canonization in the Catholic Church. Plans

Continue reading
Sister-Mary-McMahon-CSM

The Beginning of Life to the End of Life

Sister Mary McMahon, a Sister of Saint Martha, has served in nursing ministry for more than 50 years. She was a nurse educator for the St. Francis Xavier University nursing program for a number of years, and the Director of Nursing Education at St. Martha’s Hospital School of Nursing in

Continue reading
Sister Grace Hartzog SCSH

New Executive Director for the Federation

The Sisters of Charity Federation is pleased to announce that Sister Grace Hartzog, a Sister of Charity of Seton Hill, has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Federation, effective September 5, 2017. In this capacity she will represent the two provinces of the Daughters of Charity and eleven

Continue reading