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NCSW Spotlight: Sister Ann Margaret Boone, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Ann Margaret Boone, SCN, recently began a new ministry as one of the Motherhouse Coordinators. When she is not tending to the needs of the Sisters who live at the Motherhouse, Sister Ann Margaret volunteers her time at the St. Vincent De Paul Society Mission Store and Food Pantry. She

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NCSW Spotlight: Sister Peggy Deneweth, Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati

Following in Elizabeth Seton’s footsteps, S. Peggy Deneweth says Elizabeth’s belief in empowering through education motivates and encourages her to carry out her ministry daily. Sister ministers at the Santo Niño Project in Anapra, Mexico, a ministry she and three other Sisters of Charity began in 2002 for poor children

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NCSW Spotlight: Sister Angela Marie, Sisters of Charity of New York

In 1917, the Sisters of Charity of New York were celebrating the 100th Anniversary of our arrival in New York City. On February 22 of that year, Catherine Cecilia was born to Hugh and Bridget Hearty Rooney in Manhattan. Catherine entered the Sisters of Charity on February 2, 1939, receiving

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NCSW Spotlight: Sisters Therese Bangert & Judith Jackson, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

On the bleak, gray day before Thanksgiving 2016, two independent acts of charity by two Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) intersected without their knowing it until a few days later. Sister Therese Bangert, SCL social justice coordinator, took a mid-morning phone call from an unidentified individual whose first language

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NCSW Spotlight: Sister Mary Clark, Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill

Sister Mary Clark shares her part in the new volunteer Refugee Initiative of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill. Happy National Catholic Sisters Week to Sister Mary Clark! 

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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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NCSW Spotlight: Noreen Neary, Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

In reflecting on her ministry as a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Sister Noreen Neary describes herself as pragmatic and realistic. “I believe that your spirituality is best expressed by what you do.” Sister Noreen has been doing for others as a Sister of Charity for 35 years, cognizant

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NCSW Spotlight: Joan O’Keefe, Sisters of Charity Halifax

“I was very happy being a doula and a volunteer …”, says Sister Joan O’Keefe. And then came the Congregation’s General Chapter in 2014, when she was elected Congregational Leader. Sister Joan is quick to say that being Congregational Leader wasn’t on her bucket list. “But I once thought I’d

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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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