Future of Charity Sisters

What is the Future of Charity?

The Future of Charity is a collaborative group that has formed to build relationships among the younger, newer members of the Federation congregations. The group launched in August 2014 and went on retreat at the House of Charity in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they spent time getting to know one another and dreaming about how they might journey together. 

The Future of Charity hopes to communicate their love of God and of religious life as well as be a safe place for discerners to freely explore what is stirring in their hearts. The group is open to women exploring their call up to 10 years professed as a sister.

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  • Living Water March 17, 2017
    By Sr. Tracy KemmeThe Gospel for this Sunday gives us a wonderful image for our Lenten journeys: living water.Jesus came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of land that Jacob had given to his son Joseph.  Jacob's well was there.  Jesus, tired from his journey, sat down there at the well.  It […]
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  • Prayer To End Slavery and Human Trafficking March 10, 2017
    Infographic from the Walk Free FoundationAccording to the 2016 Global Slavery Index, an estimated 45.8 million people are in some form of modern slavery across 167 countries. That means that there are more people in slavery today than at any time in human history.Today we commemorate the life of Harriet Tubman (c. 1822 – March 10, 1913), a […]
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  • Planting Seeds of Contemplation in Our World Today March 3, 2017
    By Sr. Rejane CytackiIn our current social and political climate I think it is important to stop and reflect on two values that are important to building healthy relationships and stem from the core of what religious life is all about: Community and Contemplation. These are not unique to Christianity but are found among all […]
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  • Hope and Love for All February 24, 2017
    By Sr. Paris SlapikasFor I was hungry, and you denied me food stamps;   I was homeless, and you gated your community; Jobless, and you demanded to see my green card;  Naked, and you sexted me; Weak and you exploited me;  Alone, and you avoided me; Poor, and you called me lazy;  Sick, and you asked for my health […]
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  • Casting My Lot February 17, 2017
    By Sr. Meg KymesOn January 7th I made my vows for the first time.  Some of my family was able to come to celebrate this next step with me.  My mom’s cousin, Mary Margaret, came from Kansas City to Emmitsburg for my celebration.  After the Mass, Mary Margaret came up to me and gave me […]
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