Charity Speaks: New web site offers oral histories of sisters

Sisters of Charity Federation archivists have compiled oral histories of sisters into an interactive, searchable online digital archives. The new web site address is www.scfederationarchives.org. Casey Bowser, archivist for the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, describes Charity Speaks as a “collaborative, international, and inter-congregational project to promote

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Sister Blandina Wellness Gardens Dedicated

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, the people of Trinidad, Colorado, celebrated the dedication of the Sister Blandina Wellness Gardens, a community wellness park in tribute to Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Blandina Segale. Created by Pueblo-born sculptor Fred Darpino, a 5-foot, 4-inch life-size statue of Sister Blandina is the garden’s

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Sisters of Charity respond to crisis in India

“India and Nepal are hurting right now. Reports directly from our Sisters and the daily news reports describe how the second surge of COVID-19 is devastating lives and overwhelming systems. The statistics of lives lost and those impacted are staggering. Our hearts go out to all who are suffering. Our

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Statement from U.S. Daughers of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul

As women of faith, grounded in our Christian belief that all people are made in the image of God, we, the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, USA, decry recent events of violence and hatred against the Asian American/Pacific Islander community. Each act of hate and discrimination is

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Sister Joan Dawber featured in podcast

“This is not something I do; this is God’s work.” Sister Joan Dawber, SC (Halifax) describes her experience of being called, through prayer, to a new ministry helping survivors of human trafficking. Sister Maxine Kollasch, IHM, of A Nun’s Life Ministry, interviews Sister Joan in a recent podcast. Listen to

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House of Charity feeding souls

Literally. With gallons of red beans and rice and mac and cheese, all made by loving hands in the House of Charity kitchen and delivered in person (while observing COVID precautions). Sisters Monica Gundler, SC (Cincinnati); Peg Johnson, SCL; Vivien Linkhauer, SC (Seton Hill) and Patty Huffman, DC (St. Louise

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EarthConnection offers free webinars

EarthConnection is offering webinars in the coming weeks on various topics related to the environment and care of the Earth. Presenters include sisters and justice coordinators from the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Sisters of Charity of New York, and the Sisters of Charity

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Vincentian Family hosts Advent Prayer Dec. 6

We invite you to join us for a Facebook Live event — Vincentian Family Advent Prayer this Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. Central. The Vincentian Family is hosting this on their Facebook page. Download/view flyer (PDF): English | Italian | Spanish | Polish | Portuguese | French

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Sisters of Charity Halifax announce new leadership team

The Sisters of Charity-Halifax held their 22nd General Chapter meeting Oct. 12-16. One hundred Sisters from Canada and the United States met virtually, via Zoom videoconferencing. Sisters of the Congregation elected a five-member Congregational Leadership Team for 2020 – 2026. The congregational leader is Sister Margaret Mary Fitzpatrick, and the

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Emerging stronger from the pandemic: A message from leaders of Canada’s religious communities

The second wave of COVID-19 is spreading and forcing us to make new efforts of solidarity. Like you, we have gone through the last months of the pandemic facing the same challenges as you have been facing. The outbreaks in our infirmaries and residences have caused us to lose sisters

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