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
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;
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
Several Sisters of Charity Federation members attended the National Religious Vocation Conference’s 30th anniversary convocation Nov. 1-5 in Buffalo, New York. In addition to participating in the sessions, they enjoyed the opportunity to meet together Friday evening.
The Nuns on the Bus Tax Justice Truth tour will make its final stop today in Mar-a-lago, Florida. Sisters of Charity Federation congregation members joined the tour as riders and as participants at town halls at various stops along the way. The tour included 54 events in 21 states over
The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, are an active member of the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS). On Oct. 20, the AAHS celebrated the official opening of phase two of Riverside Estates, a multi-family complex. Sister Stella Chafe, CSM, spoke on behalf of the congregation.
On October 4, 1968 the Sisters of Charity Halifax began a mission of evangelization and solidarity with the people of Peru that would span the communities of La Victoria in Chiclayo, Cajamarca, Lima and Ilo. 50 years later, the Sisters could have never imagined the jubilation and excitement leading up to the
“Charity Friendship: Deepening Our Relationships through Contemplative Conversations” was the theme of the Charity Federation Grassroots Retreat, Sept. 11-16, hosted by Marillac Center, the spirituality center of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs), Leavenworth, Kan. Participants included 26 SCLs and eight sisters from other Charity Federation communities. Sister Judith