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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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Seton Writings Project helps to spread Saint Elizabeth’s legacy

Six Sisters of the Federation have dedicated years of work to document the story and legacy of Elizabeth Seton whose feast day is January 4. We recognize and thank the women of Seton Writings Committee! Sisters Regina Bechtle SCNY, Betty Ann McNeil DC-St. Louise, Vivien Linkhauer SC-SH, and Judith Metz

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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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9th Annual Nuns Build in New Orleans with SBP

Each year Sisters from across the country, along with their friends and families, come to help rebuild the city of New Orleans, now in the 11th year of its projected 20-year recovery. We invite you to be a part of Nuns Build 2016: Women Religious Making a Difference!, which will

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A Nuns on the Bus Lesson: Community, The Dream and The Way

NETWORK’s Nuns on the Bus is a proactive group of Catholic sisters who advocate for Mending the Gaps in income and wealth inequality in the United States through policies and political reform. Read their 2020 Vision: Mend the Gaps here.  The goal of their most recent bus tour was to bring a politics

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Journey to Ecuador for the Seton Hill sisters

Every summer, sisters from the US and Korean provinces of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill participate in an Interprovincial Experience of Charism and Ministry (IECM), which includes a 10-day immersion experience living and working in Pedro Carbo, Ecuador. The Seton Hill congregation has five sisters missioned there at

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Archives: You Never Know What You’ll Find

“Going down into the archives, you never know what you’re going to find.” Dee Gallo, Provincial Archivist for the Daughters of Charity, Province of St. Louise, has been working in the archives of the Emmitsburg, Maryland campus for five years, retrieving old photographs, letters and historical documents that relate to

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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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Sisters call for prayer and fasting leading up to U.S. Elections

The Sisters of Charity Federation members at their recent meetings committed themselves to joining in prayer and fasting for wisdom and discernment as the U.S. moves toward the national elections. As a Congregation, and as a collective of Congregations, we feel impelled to enter into deep prayer for all of

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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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