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65 children, 18 years, 1 Sister of Charity of Leavenworth

Sister Michael Delores Allegri adores children. It’s no wonder, then, that she’s surrounded herself with children of all ages her entire adult life. Sister Michael Delores’ career began in 1965 when she first taught high school. She continued in secondary education for 20 years. She left teaching, but felt she

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Offering Hope to Inmates in East St Louis

‘I was in prison and you came to visit me … I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’ Matthew 25:36, 40 Not many have the confidence and rock solid faith to speak about God’s forgiving

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Q&A: Responding to Ecological and Social Justice Issues

Pope Francis has declared today, September 1, as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. In the last year, three different lay women were hired to work exclusively in care of creation/ social justice for their congregations. Journey along with Melissa Gibilaro (Sisters of Charity-Halifax), Carolyn Cromer

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Sister Paris Slapikas: Seeds of Hope

By Sister Paris Slapikas, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out our staff is entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a time in their lives when

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Sister Brenda’s Music Students Learn More than Recital Pieces

In the urban center of Overland, Missouri is Presentation Arts Center (Presentation), an outreach ministry of Our Lady of the Presentation parish. Once an empty old convent, it has transformed into a community center for a diverse, working class neighborhood population. Last year, Daughter of Charity Sister Brenda Fritz began

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Production Concludes on TV Series Pilot based on Sister Blandina

Production recently concluded on the pilot of the television series “At the End of the Santa Fe Trail,” based on the life of Servant of God and Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, Sister Blandina Segale. Sister Blandina is currently under consideration for beatification and canonization in the Catholic Church. Plans

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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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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 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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