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Welcome to Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island

Welcome to the Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island, newest members of the Sisters of Charity Federation! Watch congregational leader Sister Rosemary MacDonald, CSM-PEI, talk about the importance of being part of the shared connection of the Sisters of Charity Federation. As the only Island-born religious Congregation, the Sisters

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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

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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 of Saint Martha have a new home

New Facility to be built across from the present Motherhouse After a lengthy and thorough process, the Sisters of Saint Martha are now able to move forward with a permanent solution for members of their congregation currently living in long term care at Bethany Motherhouse. The Sisters of Saint Martha currently hold

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NDSCs make Moncton home for Syrian refugee families

Pope Francis continues to call on every parish, every religious community, and every sanctuary to take in refugee families. The sisters of Les Religieuses de Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur (NDSC) in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada have taken that call to heart. The congregation was initially called on in December to help a sponsoring

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NCSW Spotlight: Roma De Robertis, Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception

1. What led you to feel God was calling you to serve in consecrated life? Early in life, I experienced God’s presence and friendship. Our immigrant parents taught us about simplicity, compassion, dedication and integrity. Having experienced war and poverty, they emphasized attentiveness to those who are sick, suffering and

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Marthas welcome Syrian refugee family to St. Andrew’s

The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish in Nova Scotia, Canada are responding to Pope Francis’ call to care for refugees in a very real and tangible way. The Marthas have collaborated with the TRI-Heart Society to bring a privately-sponsored family of Syrian refugees to live in their 87-year-old convent, a

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