NCSW Spotlight: Sister Peggy Welch, Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

Over the course of more than 60 years as a Sister of Charity, Sister Peggy Welch has faced many challenges. When confronted with a task or a problem, her strategy is always to address it head on. Rooted in faith and trust in God’s providence, she lives out the charism

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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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Sisters offer hope to survivors of human trafficking in New York City

It was in 2001 that Sister Joan Dawber, a Sister of Charity of Halifax, recalls first hearing about human trafficking. Sisters from all around the globe were invited to look at the issue of human trafficking and how their congregations could respond. “For me it was an important call. I

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Daughters of Charity Conserve Energy, Go Solar

An energy audit was conducted at the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise Provincial Office in St. Louis, Missouri, a 30,000 square foot building. After several meetings with consultants, engineers, and facilities personnel, it was decided that the Provincial Office would take action to move forward implementing improvements to

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Living a Laudato Si Lent: 2017 Reflections Calendar

The Office of Peace, Justice, and Ecological Integrity of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth offers this Lenten reflection Calendar (designed to be printed on 8.5 x 14 in paper). The theme of this 2017 calendar is Living a Laudato Si Lent, reflecting on Pope Francis’s landmark encyclical letter

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Sisters of Charity Federation Statement in response to Executive Orders

The Sisters of Charity Federation stands in solidarity with faith leaders in opposing the Executive Orders of President Trump that have created fear and anxiety among immigrants and refugees, including both our Southern neighbors and our Muslim sisters and brothers. We will respond with urgency and compassion to the needs

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End Poverty in all its forms by 2030: Implement Social Protection Floors

The Global Community has an ambitious agenda to transform our world by 2030 – “we are determined to end poverty and hunger, in all their forms and dimensions, and to ensure that all human beings can fulfill their potential in dignity and equality and in a healthy environment.” (Transforming our

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Looking Past Tattered Clothes and Messy Hair

By SCIC Associate Agathe Joly: Getting to know the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception was a life-changing experience for me. Sister Mary Beth McCurdy’s simplicity, openness and love for the poor attracted me to join her in a ministry to the poor in the Inner City of Edmonton’s

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Sisters and Associates join in women’s marches

More than one million people participated in women’s marches across the United States and around the world on Saturday, January 21, and some of our sisters and associates from the Sisters of Charity Federation joined in. A few made it to the Women’s March on Washington in D.C., and others

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Serving People With Joy: Sister Alice, SCN

A poster read, “Do you love God enough to serve His people with joy?” To a young girl, this question stuck. Now, Alice O’Connell, SCN, serves people in one of the poorest counties in Pennsylvania. She does so with her compassionate presence. She does so joyfully. Sister Alice stood inside

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