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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Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth: Climate is in crisis

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth and the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica of Atchison are of one mind about climate change. It’s real, it’s a crisis, and it requires our immediate action and prayers. All 22 members of the SCL Care of Creation Committee approved the statement below

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Reflections on Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Join us live on Facebook for reflections on Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American-born saint and founder of the Sisters of Charity. Elizabeth was also a wife and widowed mother of five children who converted to Catholicism. On the occasion of her feast day, January 4, Sisters Ellen, Maryanne,

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Sister friends volunteer at the border

Sister Patricia Colla, RSM and Sister Maryanne Tracey, SC (New Jersey), friends for years, talked and prayed about this. They had seen the images of children and adults seeking a home place of security, and were drawn to respond. In November, they journeyed together to McAllen, Texas, to be present

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Nuns Build 2019

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,

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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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