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Looking Past Tattered Clothes and Messy Hair

By SCIC Associate Agathe Joly: Getting to know the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception was a life-changing experience for me. Sister Mary Beth McCurdy’s simplicity, openness and love for the poor attracted me to join her in a ministry to the poor in the Inner City of Edmonton’s

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Sisters and Associates join in women’s marches

More than one million people participated in women’s marches across the United States and around the world on Saturday, January 21, and some of our sisters and associates from the Sisters of Charity Federation joined in. A few made it to the Women’s March on Washington in D.C., and others

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Serving People With Joy: Sister Alice, SCN

A poster read, “Do you love God enough to serve His people with joy?” To a young girl, this question stuck. Now, Alice O’Connell, SCN, serves people in one of the poorest counties in Pennsylvania. She does so with her compassionate presence. She does so joyfully. Sister Alice stood inside

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Seton Writings Project helps to spread Saint Elizabeth’s legacy

Six Sisters of the Federation have dedicated years of work to document the story and legacy of Elizabeth Seton whose feast day is January 4. We recognize and thank the women of Seton Writings Committee! Sisters Regina Bechtle SCNY, Betty Ann McNeil DC-St. Louise, Vivien Linkhauer SC-SH, and Judith Metz

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Sister Virginia & the Barbara Ford Peacebuilding Center

Sister Virginia Searing came to Guatemala in 1993 in the final years of a bloody 36-year civil war. A former math teacher, she and another Sister of Charity of New York had been invited down by Sister Barbara Ford to begin a health care program. “I was immediately overwhelmed with

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Daughters serving Native American populations in the Southwest

Meet Sister Catherine France. She ministers as the Director of Parish Outreach at St. Jude Church in Tuba City, Arizona. Since January of 2015, Sister has spent much of her time visiting parishioners at home or in the hospital, praying with them or simply keeping them company. Sister Catherine also

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Completion, with Eyes on the Horizon

Sister Janet Gildea, a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, reflects on her time in El Paso, being part of the bridge generation, and watching long-time ministries transition and transform into new being. Read more in her piece for the Global Sisters Report below:  Driving through the streets of Albuquerque on

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Cincinnati Sisters Installing Solar Panels on Property

Committed to the care of our global home, the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are called to sustainably protect and restore the integrity of the Earth’s ecological system. This fall the Sisters of Charity Leadership Team announced steps taken toward solar energy on the Mount St. Joseph compound. The intent

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Advent Calendar 2016: Journey to Gospel Nonviolence

The Office of Peace, Justice and Ecological Integrity of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in Convent Station, NJ organized an Advent Calendar that encourages Sisters and others to work toward Gospel Nonviolence in their communities and their own lives. There are personal steps that one can take each day of

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Nuns Build 2016: Women Religious Making a Difference

The 9th Annual Nuns Build took place in New Orleans last week, November 14-17. Sisters from across North America came with friends and family to New Orleans to help rebuild the city in its 11th year of projected 20-year recovery. Among those participating were Ida Nowlan NDSC, Peg Finch SCL, Pat Wittberg

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