EarthConnection webinars

EarthConnection is offering webinars in the coming months on various topics related to the environment and care of the Earth. The webinars are free, but registration is required. EarthConnection is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. For more information and to register, visit the EarthConnection web site.

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The Company of Charity and the Laudato Si Action Platform

In two Zoom gatherings on Nov. 11 and 13, 2021, more than 100 sisters and associates from the 14 congregations in the Sisters of Charity Federation in the United States and Canada gathered for “Boundless Charity Embraces Earth: The Company of Charity and the Laudato Si’ Action Platform.” We gathered

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Experiencing COP26 as a virtual delegate

Darlene O’Leary (top right in photo) is coordinator of Martha Justice Ministry for the Sisters of St. Martha, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. She works with Sister Marion Sheridan, CSM, NGO liaison for the congregation. Darlene writes about her recent experience as a virtual delegate to the UN Climate Conference in

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Transforming lives at Sister Visitor

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Paris Slapikas, who took the helm of Catholic Charities of Louisville’s Sister Visitor Center June 1, aims to work with the center’s staff to transform the lives of those they serve. Read story on Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s web site

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Vincentian Family Coalition honored

On Sept. 23, St. John’s University, Queens, New York, held its Vincentian Convocation at St. Thomas More Church on the campus. The ceremony included recognition of “outstanding individuals among us who, each in their own sphere, exemplify St. Vincent’s legacy.” The Vincentian Family Coalition at the United Nations was honored

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Bethany Centennial Garden officially open

On Sept. 21, the Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, celebrated the official opening of Bethany Centennial Garden on the grounds of their former motherhouse. “Now, the footprint of that building is a creative garden that shares some of the history of the Sisters of St. Martha,”

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EarthConnection offers free webinars

EarthConnection is offering webinars in the coming months on various topics related to the environment and care of the Earth. The webinars are free, but registration is required. EarthConnection is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. For more information and to register, visit the EarthConnection web site.

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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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Sister Blandina Wellness Gardens Dedicated

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, the people of Trinidad, Colorado, celebrated the dedication of the Sister Blandina Wellness Gardens, a community wellness park in tribute to Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Blandina Segale. Created by Pueblo-born sculptor Fred Darpino, a 5-foot, 4-inch life-size statue of Sister Blandina is the garden’s

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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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