Blessed Miriam Teresa: A saint from New Jersey

Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, SC was a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth who died as a novice in 1927. Because of the holiness of her life, the Catholic Church is determining if she should officially be declared a saint. She was beatified in 2014. One more miracle is needed

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Letter from Livorno, Italy

Many of us have met Don Gino Franchi, pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish, Livorno, Italy, and Lara Bellagotti, his assistant. While on pilgrimage in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s footsteps, we may have celebrated liturgy in the beautiful, light-filled church in Livorno, prayed at the statues of Antonio Filicchi,

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Where Do You Stand on Ending Homelessness?

“Am I passionate about ending homelessness?” That question was raised at the UN Commission for Social Development 58 this past February. It resonated with me since it was followed up by a speaker saying: “If we were passionate about ending homelessness, homelessness would end.” It was a WOW moment! What

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Living in liminal space

Reflection by Sister Mary Ann Connolly, SC Every morning and evening, I have the luxury of connecting with a meditation group that helps me during this time of great sadness with the devastation of the coronavirus. These video meetings are the bookends of my days, connecting me deeply with the

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Update from sisters in South Korea

March 26, 2020 Greetings from Seoul, South Korea! Concerning the situation and life of our Korean sisters here… it has been almost one month since our government initiated urgent measures for coping with COVID-19 in South Korea. For our community, the perpetual vows Mass and missioning ceremony were restricted and

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March 2020 NGO News

Read the latest newsletter from Sister Teresa Kotturan, SCN, Sisters of Charity Federation NGO representative to the United Nations View/download PDF

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In Memory of Sister Kathleen Appler, DC

A Mass of Christian Burial for the Superioress General of the Daughters of Charity Sister Kathleen Appler, DC, will be celebrated Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at the Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, 140 rue du Bac, Paris, France. Sister Kathleen died on March 18, 2020, at the

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Spring break at the House of Charity

Students from the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas, are in New Orleans this week at the House of Charity, participating in a service project. Joining them are sisters from several federation member congregations. There is time for work and time for play, as you can see from the photos!

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Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14

The sixth annual Catholic Sisters Week is March 8-14, 2020. This time is set aside to recognize women religious for their dedicated work with the poor and marginalized in education, social services, and health care. Catholic sisters are committed to caring for our Earth and promoting social justice issues that

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CCFP meets in New York

The Company of Charity Formation Personnel (CCFP) met this week at Bishop Malloy Retreat House in Jamaica Estates, New York. Participants included vocation ministers, formation directors, and associate directors from Sisters of Charity Federation congregations in the United States and Canada. The first day’s agenda included orientation for new members,

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