Sisters under 65 gather in Chicago

Sisters of Charity Federation members from the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, and Sisters of Charity of Nazareth were among more than 150 sisters who gathered in person Jan. 25-28 in Chicago to contemplate the future of religious life. More than 100 sisters also joined

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Sister Liz on the run for charity

Sister Liz Sjoberg, DC has built up a community charity run event for the Brownsville, Texas community almost single-handedly over the last six years, now called Sisters on the Run. She started by running as a single participant in other events, and last month, she ran her fourth marathon for

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Seton Hill University students visit sisters

  As part of their Spring Leadership Retreat, 40 Seton Hill University students visited Caritas Christi, the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, to meet sisters and tour the archives. Congregational archivist Casey Bowser led the tour and organized ice breaker questions to let the

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Peace Prayer

“We must pray without ceasing, in every occurrence and employment of our lives — that prayer which is rather a habit of lifting up the heart to God as in a constant communication with Him.” — Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton This is one of my favorite quotes from Elizabeth, and

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Faith and Food webinar series

The Sisters of Charity of New York and the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, at their joint assembly in April, decided to continue their commitment to Laudato Sì with a special emphasis on Food Justice. We invite you to the final talk in a four-part series: “Community Supported Agriculture:

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Sister Whitney professes perpetual vows

Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Whitney Schieltz professed perpetual vows during a Mass on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023 in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse (Delhi Township). Sisters, Associates and invited guests were present with Sister Whitney in the chapel for the ceremony. In

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SCIC elect new leaders

Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception (SCIC) participated in their Chapter Oct. 23-28 in Saint John, New Brunswick with the theme, “Gathering the Wisdom ~ Blessing the Future.” Preparation included a 15-month process of communal discernment focusing on personal and congregational transformation. Facilitators were Sister Bonnie MacLellan, CSJ, a

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New provincial council for Daughters of Charity

On Sept. 2, the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Province of St. Louise, welcomed a new Provincial Council comprised of Sisters Mary Bader, DC, Mary Frances Barnes, DC, Nancy Murphy, DC, Salvatrice Murphy, DC, and Joanne Vasa, DC Under the visitatrix, Sister Teresa George, DC, the council

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Reflecting on Charity Moving Forward

An energetic, inspirational, and forward-looking gathering of a segment of the federation was held in July. The “Charity Moving Forward: One Heart, One Spirit” gathering was held at Mariandale Retreat Center in Ossining New York, July 13-16, 2023. It was open to federation members who have entered since 1970 and

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Cincinnati associates celebrate 50 years

In September 2023, the associates of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati will commemorate their 50th anniversary. It was on Sept. 5, 1973, that Blasa Rivera made her commitment in Pueblo, Colorado, as the first associate of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. Almost 50 years later, the associate program

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