Discernment retreat April 29-May 1 at House of Charity

The Federation Vocation Core Team consisting of Sisters Tracy Kemme, SC (Cincinnati); Chris Kunze, SCN, and Regina Hlavac, DC (St. Louise) hosted a wonderful discernment retreat in New Orleans, April 29 to May 1! On Friday evening, we shared part of our vocation stories with one another. The young women

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Collaborating in New Orleans: Catholic sisters offer hope, service

NEW ORLEANS — The yellow house sits in the middle of the block, its blue and white accents bright in the sun. Inside, a group of students on spring break from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, relax on couches and under blankets with several sisters, listening to one young man

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Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s and slavery

In February, in acknowledgement of and with respect to Black History Month in the United States and Canada, the Sisters of Charity Federation shared the following letter with sisters who are members of the federation: February 7, 2022 Dear Sisters, Slavery is an indelible stain on our nation’s history and

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World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life

Happy World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life! The Sisters of Charity Federation Vocation Core Team has a message for you from federation sisters throughout the world. If you are considering a vocation as a Sister or Daughter of Charity, and would like more information, please email vocations@sistersofcharityfederation.org.

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For 2022, a pledge to help save the Hudson River

The Hudson River Valley is a mostly serene landscape that those not familiar with New York may be surprised to learn is not far at all from the often-riotous life of New York City: You can be in the river valley in less than a half hour by train. I

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EarthConnection webinars

EarthConnection is offering webinars in the coming months on various topics related to the environment and care of the Earth. The webinars are free, but registration is required. EarthConnection is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. For more information and to register, visit the EarthConnection web site.

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The Company of Charity and the Laudato Si Action Platform

In two Zoom gatherings on Nov. 11 and 13, 2021, more than 100 sisters and associates from the 14 congregations in the Sisters of Charity Federation in the United States and Canada gathered for “Boundless Charity Embraces Earth: The Company of Charity and the Laudato Si’ Action Platform.” We gathered

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Experiencing COP26 as a virtual delegate

Darlene O’Leary (top right in photo) is coordinator of Martha Justice Ministry for the Sisters of St. Martha, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. She works with Sister Marion Sheridan, CSM, NGO liaison for the congregation. Darlene writes about her recent experience as a virtual delegate to the UN Climate Conference in

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Transforming lives at Sister Visitor

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Paris Slapikas, who took the helm of Catholic Charities of Louisville’s Sister Visitor Center June 1, aims to work with the center’s staff to transform the lives of those they serve. Read story on Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s web site

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Vincentian Family Coalition honored

On Sept. 23, St. John’s University, Queens, New York, held its Vincentian Convocation at St. Thomas More Church on the campus. The ceremony included recognition of “outstanding individuals among us who, each in their own sphere, exemplify St. Vincent’s legacy.” The Vincentian Family Coalition at the United Nations was honored

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