Sisters in New Brunswick celebrate 165 years

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick – Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception (SCIC) joyfully celebrated 165 years of grace and gratitude at Ruth Ross Residence Oct. 17-20 among associates, family members, staff and friends. “May these four days of festival release within and among us a renewed sense of God’s

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House of Charity hosts students in NOLA for service project

This week, the House of Charity is hosting students from Creighton University. The students are in New Orleans for a fall break service project with SBP USA. Sister Vicki Lichtenauer, SCL, described the students as compassionate, hard workers. “They are helping to build opportunity housing in neighborhoods where people did

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Sisters of Charity launch #ProjectImpact

CONVENT STATION, NJ – Do you know a young person who is all fired up about making a difference in their community? We want to know them, too. For 160 years, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth have been on the front lines of social justice, partnering with individuals

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The sisters of Holmes County, Mississippi, integral to the community

By Dan Stockman | Global Sisters Report LEXINGTON, MISS. — It’s a Wednesday, and three teenagers are in Sr. Sheila Conley’s tiny office, learning about finances. Less than a block away, Sr. Mary Walz, a social worker, is at the Lexington Medical Clinic, running a diabetes education program. Down the

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Canadian Religious Conference statement on elections

The holding of elections in Canada reminds us of how lucky we are to live in a democratic country and highlights our responsibilities as voters. To vote is to express the values ​​and principles that inhabit us and that we wish to see embodied in the action of our elected

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UN Update: Climate Action Summit

By Sister Teresa Kotturan, SCN Sisters of Charity Federation NGO Representative to the United Nations Climate change is a defining issue of our times. This fact was brought to the forefront a week ago, when more than 4 million people, mainly children and youth, took part in climate protects in

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Celebrating CWR’s 25th anniversary

The Sisters of Charity Federation was well represented at the 25th anniversary conference of Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) in Mesa, Arizona, this week. Those attending included communications and development personnel from seven federation member congregations; Sister Grace Hartzog, SC (Greensburg), federation executive director; and Susan Oxley, federation communications coordinator.

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Running to fight human trafficking

Sister of Charity of Leavenworth Melissa Camardo and Associate Elena Miranda were among those participating in LifeWay Network’s 5K Run this past weekend in New York. LifeWay Network, founded in 2007 by Sister Joan Dawber, SC (Halifax), fights human trafficking through education and collaboration, and supports survivors through its Safe

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SCN lay volunteers visit Crow reservation

“Our SCN lay mission volunteers returned home last night from a week of service on the Crow Reservation in Pryor, Montana.” Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky, Luke Boiarski and Ellen Sprigg share their thoughts on the recent volunteer efforts in Montana. Read more/view photos

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Sisters of St. Martha partner in affordable housing project

The Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island, Canada, have partnered with the federal and provincial governments in the construction of a 60-bed unit affordable housing project in Charlottetown, the island’s capital. The four-story apartment, to be known as Martha Place, will be owned and operated by the King

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