New York sisters vote on completion

Last Thursday, the Sisters of Charity of New York sent a news release announcing their decision not to accept new members to the U.S. congregation. Read the announcement and comments on the SCNY web site Sister Sherryl White, CSJ, facilitated the SCNY discrete assembly session on April 13, where the

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Virtual Discernment Night May 7

The Sisters of Charity Federation Vocation Team is hosting a virtual Discernment Night on Sunday, May 7 for single, Catholic women to explore religious life in the Charity charism. You are invited to join the conversation from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern! Our topic is “For richer or poorer… Pondering

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Celebrate Mother Seton’s Feast Day

Celebrate Mother Seton’s Feast Day on Jan. 4 this year by attending the special Feast Day Mass celebrated by Archbishop William E. Lori or watch the live broadcast at 11a.m EST on EWTN or Salt + Light. Free virtual tours of the historic St. Joseph’s House will also be offered

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SC Federation 75th anniversary online exhibit

This year is the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of Charity Federation in Emmitsburg, Maryland. To commemorate this milestone, the archivists of the federation congregations have selected items for an online exhibit, “A History of the Sisters of Charity Federation in Objects.” This new exhibit, which includes

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Federation marks transition at the UN

In October, Sisters of Charity Federation staff, NGO liaisons and guests gathered in New Jersey to honor outgoing UN NGO representative Sister Teresa Kotturan, SCN, and to welcome Dr. James (Jimmy) Walters, who will begin serving as SC Federation NGO representative in January 2023. A dinner was held Oct. 14

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Charleston sisters begin ‘new chapter’

In 2008, at their chapter, the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy took the first step toward historical completion. “We asked ourselves, if a hurricane came, how would we begin anew? What would we take?” The sisters acknowledged three core values: community, ministry, and prayer. With the help

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Sister Romina professes perpetual vows

Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Romina Sapinoso professed perpetual vows during a Mass on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse (Delhi Township). Born in Angeles City, Philippines, Sister Romina is one of three children to Romulo and Teodora Sapinoso.

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SC Federation at CWR conference

The Sisters of Charity Federation was well represented at the Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) conference in Cincinnati this week! Back row from left: Anne Marie Gardiner, director of development, and Rosana Fernandez, assistant director of development, Sisters of Charity of New York; Veronica Buchanan, archivist, Sisters of Charity of

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Sister Kerry in Belize: Responding to federation call

This October will be four years since Sister Kerry Rowland, SC (Halifax), answered the call of the Sisters of Charity Federation to minister in Belize with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. At first, she taught at St. Martin De Porres School on the south side of Belize City. Now

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Religieuses de Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur install new leaders

The Religieuses de Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur elected a new General Council at their Chapter June 26-29, 2022. Members of the congregation gave themselves the following orientation for the next four years (translated): “In welcoming our vulnerabilities, in the spirit of union and charity bequeathed to us by Mère Marie Anne, let us

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