SCNJ-immigration-sign

SCNJ Statement on Detainees at U.S. Border

The Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey, have released the following public statement regarding the treatment of children and families at the U.S./Mexico border: The Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth affirm the dignity of all persons. In light of this fundamental belief and our charism

Continue reading

Sister Laura’s SAFE place a success in Charlottetown, PEI

News from the Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Sr. Laura Kelly is succeeding in her goal of providing a comfortable gathering spot for people with addictions to safely socialize in the evening. Kelly took leave from her job as an addiction counsellor with Health

Continue reading

Sisters of St. Martha elect new leaders

The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, have announced the election of their new congregational leadership team for 2019-2024. Above (from left): Sister Joanne O’Regan, CSM, councillor; Sister Florence Kennedy, CSM, councillor; Sister Brendalee Boisvert, CSM, congregation leader; Sister Donna Brady, CSM, councillor and assistant Leader. The

Continue reading

Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati elect new leaders

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati elected a new leadership team on April 4, during the congregation’s 2019 chapter. Sister Patricia Hayden, SC, was elected to a four-year term as president of the congregation. Four councilors were also elected: Sisters Monica Gundler, SC; Marge Kloos, SC; Joanne Burrows, SC; and

Continue reading

Seton Shrine offers meet the author event

Emmitsburg, MD — Arizona State University professor and author Catherine O’Donnell will be at the Seton Shrine’s “Chat with an Author” event on Sunday, April 14, to talk about her new book, “Elizabeth Seton: American Saint.” O’Donnell will be chatting with Sister Betty Ann McNeil, DC, who has also extensively

Continue reading

Sisters support water project in El Salvador

Two Sisters of Charity-Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, recently traveled to El Salvador to represent the congregation and its support of a collaborative water project that will benefit 800 people in four communities in the district of Chalatenango. From March 26-April 2, Sisters Maryanne Ruzzo and Cecilia Hudec met with staff

Continue reading

New leadership teams announced

In March, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey, and the Sisters of Charity of New York, Bronx, held chapters of elections and announced new leadership teams. On March 11, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth announced the election of Maureen Shaughnessy, SC, general superior;

Continue reading

Federation Board meets in New Jersey

The Sisters of Charity Federation Board of Directors is meeting this week at Maris Stella Retreat and Conference Center in Harvey Cedars, New Jersey.

Continue reading

Lenten Video Reflections

Christians worldwide are anticipating the liturgical season of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6. But what does it really mean to observe 40 days of Lent in 2019? What is the relevance today of the traditions and practices of fasting and almsgiving? How does prayer work into all

Continue reading

Charity Earth Network Newsletter January 2019

Read the January 2019 newsletter from the Charity Earth Network. Download/view PDF

Continue reading