House of Charity welcomes Sisters Patty and Vivien

Last weekend, Sisters Patty Huffman, DC, and Vivien Linkhauer, SC (Seton Hill) received a warm welcome at the House of Charity in New Orleans. Despite the challenges of hurricane weather and COVID-19 restrictions, they made the journey safely and are settling in to their new community. Sisters Patty and Vivien

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Daughters of Charity goes virtual for assembly

In past years, for provincial meetings and assemblies, the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise (St. Louis, Missouri) has taken advantage of technology and “gone live” with segments. It also has videotaped, for playback by non-attending sisters, parts of meetings. This year, for the first time and because of

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Discerning Through the Lives of Saints Louise and Elizabeth

In August, the Sisters of Charity Federation will host a series of Facebook Live presentations on the lives of Saints Louise de Marillac and Elizabeth Ann Seton. Both saints were born in August (St. Louise on Aug. 12 and St. Elizabeth on Aug. 28). The presentations will take place by

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Daughters of Charity Statement on the Death of George Floyd

We, the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul USA, unite our hearts, voices, prayers, presence, and action with those of people of goodwill around the globe in affirming that black lives matter. We. Are. Outraged. The charity of Christ impels us to speak out, as yet another black

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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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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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UN addresses homelessness in historic resolution

“The 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development has historic significance. For the first time, the UN has issued a resolution on homelessness, describing it and calling on member states to measure it. This is a testament to the power of advocacy, collaboration and partnerships among NGOs, people who

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FamVin2020: The Vincentian Family Moving Forward

International leaders from 150 branches of the Vincentian Family met Jan. 7-12 in Rome, Italy for FamVin2020: The Vincentian Family Moving Forward. Several Sisters of Charity Federation members participated in the meeting. Reports and more photos from the event are posted on the FamVin.org web site. Much of the event

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