Leavenworth sisters honor volunteer

Leavenworth, Kansas — Richard Sack takes to heart the Gospel invitation to serve others. Because of this, he volunteers in prisons, in his church and in other settings in the Leavenworth community where he lives. Without realizing it, by his good works and acts of charity, Richard exemplifies the spirit

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LCWR: Withdrawal from Climate Agreement ‘troubling’

We join our voices to this statement by the LCWR: “The Leadership Conference of Women (LCWR) was deeply disappointed by President Trump’s 2017 pledge to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement and we are profoundly troubled by the decision to formally request US withdrawal from this

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Vocation Awareness Week

The Catholic Church in the United States is celebrating National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 3-9. In recognition of this event, the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are posting videos of some of their congregation’s “wisdom figures.” Take a few minutes out of your day to meet these sisters and listen

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Sisters in New Brunswick celebrate 165 years

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick – Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception (SCIC) joyfully celebrated 165 years of grace and gratitude at Ruth Ross Residence Oct. 17-20 among associates, family members, staff and friends. “May these four days of festival release within and among us a renewed sense of God’s

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House of Charity hosts students in NOLA for service project

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

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Sisters of Charity launch #ProjectImpact

CONVENT STATION, NJ – Do you know a young person who is all fired up about making a difference in their community? We want to know them, too. For 160 years, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth have been on the front lines of social justice, partnering with individuals

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Photo credit: Dan Stockman | Global Sisters Report

The sisters of Holmes County, Mississippi, integral to the community

By Dan Stockman | Global Sisters Report LEXINGTON, MISS. — It’s a Wednesday, and three teenagers are in Sr. Sheila Conley’s tiny office, learning about finances. Less than a block away, Sr. Mary Walz, a social worker, is at the Lexington Medical Clinic, running a diabetes education program. Down the

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Canadian Religious Conference statement on elections

The holding of elections in Canada reminds us of how lucky we are to live in a democratic country and highlights our responsibilities as voters. To vote is to express the values ​​and principles that inhabit us and that we wish to see embodied in the action of our elected

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Celebrating CWR’s 25th anniversary

The Sisters of Charity Federation was well represented at the 25th anniversary conference of Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) in Mesa, Arizona, this week. Those attending included communications and development personnel from seven federation member congregations; Sister Grace Hartzog, SC (Greensburg), federation executive director; and Susan Oxley, federation communications coordinator.

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