NCSW Spotlight: Annalee Faherty, Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul

How do you have faith in St. Louis? I have three different time periods in my life as a Daughter of Charity (62 years) in which I have been privileged as a Daughter of Charity to work as a social worker in two St. Louis, Missouri agencies (Guardian Angel Settlement

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NCSW Spotlight: Mary Sharon Verbeck, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

When Sister Mary Sharon Verbeck tells Joe Monachino Jr., principal, that she wants to die with her boots on at St. Pius X High School where she’s worked and volunteered for 41 years, he is comfortable enough to quip back, “I hope that it’s not in front of all these

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NCSW Spotlight: Roma De Robertis, Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception

1. What led you to feel God was calling you to serve in consecrated life? Early in life, I experienced God’s presence and friendship. Our immigrant parents taught us about simplicity, compassion, dedication and integrity. Having experienced war and poverty, they emphasized attentiveness to those who are sick, suffering and

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Sister Paula Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

NCSW Spotlight: Paula Merrill, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

“Have you been feeling okay?” “How much do you have?” “Are you out?” “A bottle lasts you 12 days?” Paula Merrill, SCN, asks these questions and others of her patients at Lexington Medical Clinic in rural Mississippi. Sister Paula has served in health care ministry in Mississippi for over 30

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Students at House of Charity

Students and Halifax sisters complete walls on House of Charity sponsored home

Sisters Sheilagh Martin and Evelyn Williams of the Sisters of Charity Halifax traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana for a week with 10 Mount Saint Vincent University students. They thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality of the sisters at the House of Charity while working on Ms. Pam’s house, the Charity Build, financed

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Federation at United Nations Social Development Commission

UN Social Development Commission Addresses Global Poverty

The United Nations’ 54th Session of the Commission on Social Development (CSocD54) met February 3-12 in New York to consider how nations could work together in “Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World.” The commission approved three draft resolutions for adoption by the Economic and Social Council, and

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Saint Louise de Marillac

Feast of Saint Louise changes date to May 9th

Effective immediately, Saint Louise de Marillac’s feast will now be celebrated on May 9. Her feast day was formerly March 15. Read the formal letter from Superior General of the Vincentians, Fr. Gregory Gay, C.M.: May the grace and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ fill your hearts now and

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Vincentian Family in Rome

International Vincentian Family Leaders meet in Rome

Vincentian Family Leaders from all around the world met in Rome, Italy for a three day Vincentian Family International and National Leaders’ Gathering January 22-24, 2016. Seventy-two people from 31 countries were present at the gathering, representing 19 branches of the Vincentian Family. Among them were three representatives of the

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Charity Earth Network

Get Involved: Charity Earth Network

Congregations in the Sisters of Charity Federation are growing in awareness, concern and action in favor of our beleaguered home planet Earth. Certainly Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si has given a special impetus to learn ways of living more sustainably on Earth. We believe that our Congregations and the richness

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Welcome Central Leavenworth Ministries

Putting Faith into Action in downtown Leavenworth

After taking a needs-based assessment of the city, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth discovered a few things: there was no central clearing house for those in need, there was a real lack of public transportation, and there was no homeless shelter. So the sisters stepped out in faith and

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