Regina Bechtle Sisters of Charity New York

A Reflection: Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Birthday

“Hope, ever awake, whispers Mercy for the future, as sure as the past.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Trust in God’s ever-present mercy marked every day of Elizabeth’s life. Her birthday would have brought special reasons for “gratitude to God for having made me what I am,” and reasons for

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Sister Paula Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Pray for Sisters found dead in Mississippi

Charity family, We regretfully inform you that earlier today, Sister Paula Merrill with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, and Sister Margaret Held with the School Sisters of St. Francis, were found dead in their shared home in Durant, Mississippi. The Durant police and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are investigating. Please pray

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Recovering after Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl, which made landfall south of Belize City just after being upgraded to a Category 1 Hurricane on August 4, resulted in major flooding in the central and coastal areas of Belize. Belize City and surrounding villages were among the most affected. Sister Carlette Gentle and five other Sisters

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Journey to Ecuador for the Seton Hill sisters

Every summer, sisters from the US and Korean provinces of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill participate in an Interprovincial Experience of Charism and Ministry (IECM), which includes a 10-day immersion experience living and working in Pedro Carbo, Ecuador. The Seton Hill congregation has five sisters missioned there at

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Charity Federation Archivists

Archives: You Never Know What You’ll Find

“Going down into the archives, you never know what you’re going to find.” Dee Gallo, Provincial Archivist for the Daughters of Charity, Province of St. Louise, has been working in the archives of the Emmitsburg, Maryland campus for five years, retrieving old photographs, letters and historical documents that relate to

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Sisters of Saint Martha have a new home

New Facility to be built across from the present Motherhouse After a lengthy and thorough process, the Sisters of Saint Martha are now able to move forward with a permanent solution for members of their congregation currently living in long term care at Bethany Motherhouse. The Sisters of Saint Martha currently hold

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The UN and You: Ensuring No One is Left Behind

The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development will be meeting at the United Nations in New York from July 11- 20, 2016. It is the central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted at the United Nations Sustainable

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Sisters call for prayer and fasting leading up to U.S. Elections

The Sisters of Charity Federation members at their recent meetings committed themselves to joining in prayer and fasting for wisdom and discernment as the U.S. moves toward the national elections. As a Congregation, and as a collective of Congregations, we feel impelled to enter into deep prayer for all of

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SC Sisters enjoying the new Sisters Today exhibit at the Seton Shrine

New Museum Exhibit at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

SISTERS TODAY The Seton Shrine just opened a new, free exhibit showcasing the work that Sisters are doing today across the country and around the world. “Sisters Today – A World of Difference” shows Sisters hard at work everywhere, from the Arizona desert to the Canadian Arctic. “When Elizabeth Ann

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Day 4: Deepening Charity for the Life of the World

Liturgy was celebrated at 8:00am in the Federation Meeting Room by Reverend Patrick Griffin, C.M. Then Sister Maryanne Ruzzo, SC-H, opened the meeting by thanking the Daughters of Charity for the wonderful day of site visits they organized for the members on Thursday afternoon. The members expressed their appreciation with

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