S Theresa Joseph Kramer SCH and Sister Idea Rowlan NDSC

Nuns Build 2016: Women Religious Making a Difference

The 9th Annual Nuns Build took place in New Orleans last week, November 14-17. Sisters from across North America came with friends and family to New Orleans to help rebuild the city in its 11th year of projected 20-year recovery. Among those participating were Ida Nowlan NDSC, Peg Finch SCL, Pat Wittberg

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Regina Bechtle Sisters of Charity New York

A Reflection: Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Birthday

“Hope, ever awake, whispers Mercy for the future, as sure as the past.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Trust in God’s ever-present mercy marked every day of Elizabeth’s life. Her birthday would have brought special reasons for “gratitude to God for having made me what I am,” and reasons for

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Day 4: Deepening Charity for the Life of the World

Liturgy was celebrated at 8:00am in the Federation Meeting Room by Reverend Patrick Griffin, C.M. Then Sister Maryanne Ruzzo, SC-H, opened the meeting by thanking the Daughters of Charity for the wonderful day of site visits they organized for the members on Thursday afternoon. The members expressed their appreciation with

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Day 3: Deepening Charity for the Life of the World

The day began with liturgy celebrated in the Federation Meeting Room by Reverend Patrick Griffin, C.M. After a short break, Sister Kathleen Byrnes, a member of the Planning Committee, invited Sister Rosemary MacDonald, CSM PEI, to tell of her experience of being a first-time attendee at a Federation meeting. Sister

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Day 2: Deepening Charity for the Life of the World

The Federation meeting opened last night at 7:00pm on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 with a welcome by the Daughters of Charity and by Sister Jean Rhoads, DC, chair of the Planning Committee. After practical housekeeping items, she noted two new exhibits prepared by the Federation archivists and a new exhibit

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Day 1: Deepening Charity for the Life of the World

One hundred leaders of the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America are gathered in Emmitsburg, MD 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. Sister Teresa Kotturan, Sister of Charity of

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Regina Bechtle Sisters of Charity New York

Mother’s Day Reflections on Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Reflection by Regina Bechtle, Sisters of Charity of New York Mother’s Day – a time each year to remember the women who bore us and raised us. It’s also a time to reflect on the complex and emotion-laden relationship between mother and child, often loving, sometimes painful, always unique, even

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NCSW Spotlight: Mary Ann Daly, Sisters of Charity New York

Looking back at 50 Years with the Sisters of Charity New York: God’s love is everlasting. Those words, like a melody, have underscored all the words of my life. During my 50 years of being a Sister of Charity of New York, God’s love has lit up my life in

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