The Sisters of Charity Federation Vocation Core Team consisting of Sisters Tracy Kemme, SC (Cincinnati); Chris Kunze, SCN, and Regina Hlavac, DC (St. Louise) hosted a wonderful discernment retreat April 29 to May 1 at the House of Charity in New Orleans! Four young women joined us for this event.
NEW ORLEANS — The yellow house sits in the middle of the block, its blue and white accents bright in the sun. Inside, a group of students on spring break from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, relax on couches and under blankets with several sisters, listening to one young man
Thursday, June 10 Sister Joan Campbell, CSM, welcomed leaders and Federation Formation Team members to the third session of the Sisters of Charity Federation leadership meeting at noon Eastern time. Sister Pat Kozak, CSJ, facilitator, offered an opening prayer. Next was a report by Sister Grace Hartzog, SC (Seton Hill),
Literally. With gallons of red beans and rice and mac and cheese, all made by loving hands in the House of Charity kitchen and delivered in person (while observing COVID precautions). Sisters Monica Gundler, SC (Cincinnati); Peg Johnson, SCL; Vivien Linkhauer, SC (Seton Hill) and Patty Huffman, DC (St. Louise
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
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!
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
The House of Charity is host to several sisters and associates who are volunteering this week in New Orleans as part of Nuns Build 2019. Federation congregations participating include the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Sisters of Charity of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; and the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth,
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