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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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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World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life

Happy World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life! The Sisters of Charity Federation Vocation Core Team has a message for you from federation sisters throughout the world. If you are considering a vocation as a Sister or Daughter of Charity, and would like more information, please email vocations@sistersofcharityfederation.org.

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Charity Speaks: New web site offers oral histories of sisters

Sisters of Charity Federation archivists have compiled oral histories of sisters into an interactive, searchable online digital archives. The new web site address is www.scfederationarchives.org. Casey Bowser, archivist for the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, describes Charity Speaks as a “collaborative, international, and inter-congregational project to promote

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Leadership Meeting June 2021 Day One

June 9, 2021 At noon Eastern time, Sisters of Charity Federation executive director Sister Grace Hartzog, SC welcomed more than 90 participants to the federation’s first virtual leadership meeting. Leadership team members from 14 congregations, NGO liaisons, and Federation Formation Team members gathered via Zoom videoconferencing, with the goal of

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Leadership Meeting June 2021 Day Three

June 11, 2021 Sister Pat Kozak, CSJ, welcomed congregational leaders to another day of virtual learning and sharing. Congregational leaders had the opportunity to participate in discussions within the whole as well as to meet together in mixed groups and with their own teams. Sister Grace gave a short summary

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Leadership Meeting June 2021 Day Two

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),

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Emerging stronger from the pandemic: A message from leaders of Canada’s religious communities

The second wave of COVID-19 is spreading and forcing us to make new efforts of solidarity. Like you, we have gone through the last months of the pandemic facing the same challenges as you have been facing. The outbreaks in our infirmaries and residences have caused us to lose sisters

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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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