Federation marks transition at the UN

In October, Sisters of Charity Federation staff, NGO liaisons and guests gathered in New Jersey to honor outgoing UN NGO representative Sister Teresa Kotturan, SCN, and to welcome Dr. James (Jimmy) Walters, who will begin serving as SC Federation NGO representative in January 2023. A dinner was held Oct. 14

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Charleston sisters begin ‘new chapter’

In 2008, at their chapter, the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy took the first step toward historical completion. “We asked ourselves, if a hurricane came, how would we begin anew? What would we take?” The sisters acknowledged three core values: community, ministry, and prayer. With the help

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SC Federation at CWR conference

The Sisters of Charity Federation was well represented at the Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) conference in Cincinnati this week! Back row from left: Anne Marie Gardiner, director of development, and Rosana Fernandez, assistant director of development, Sisters of Charity of New York; Veronica Buchanan, archivist, Sisters of Charity of

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Sister Kerry in Belize: Responding to federation call

This October will be four years since Sister Kerry Rowland, SC (Halifax), answered the call of the Sisters of Charity Federation to minister in Belize with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. At first, she taught at St. Martin De Porres School on the south side of Belize City. Now

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Religieuses de Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur install new leaders

The Religieuses de Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur elected a new General Council at their Chapter June 26-29, 2022. Members of the congregation gave themselves the following orientation for the next four years (translated): “In welcoming our vulnerabilities, in the spirit of union and charity bequeathed to us by Mère Marie Anne, let us

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Planting potatoes at Seton Hill

The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill hosted a “Potato Planting Party” June 6. A special blessing from Lakota Nation Running Bear and wife, Lynn, began the evening’s planting. “It was a beautiful event to witness and to thank God for the abundance of our land and crops,” said Sister

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NPR interview with Sister Caroljean Willie

Sister Caroljean Willie, who goes by CJ, is a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati. With a doctorate in multicultural education, she has worked in 48 countries as an environmental educator, teacher-trainer, and cultural diversity consultant. She has also served as an NGO representative at the United Nations, working on social

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Daughters of Charity at Poor People’s rally

Daughters of Charity from Maryland and Missouri joined in the Poor People’s Campaign Rally in Washington, DC on June 18. Photo: Sister Mary Jo Stein, DC

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Sister Hyeon professes final vows

Sister Hyeon Nyeon Lee, SC (Seton Hill) made a perpetual commitment to God to live her life in service and fidelity to the charism of the Sisters of Charity through the profession of perpetual vows of poverty, obedience, and consecrated celibacy. On April 23, a special Mass with the ritual

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Pope Francis praises Sister Carol Keehan

Pope Francis has praised the work of Sister Carol Keehan, whose crusading work in U.S. health care led her to defy the U.S. bishops’ conference to support President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, as someone “continuing the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.” Keehan, a Daughter of Charity, served as CEO

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