Reflections on Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Join us live on Facebook for reflections on Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American-born saint and founder of the Sisters of Charity. Elizabeth was also a wife and widowed mother of five children who converted to Catholicism. On the occasion of her feast day, January 4, Sisters Ellen, Maryanne,

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Nuns Build 2019

The House of Charity is host to several sisters and associates who are volunteering this week in New Orleans as part of Nuns Build 2019. Federation congregations participating include the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Sisters of Charity of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; and the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth,

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Photo credit: Dan Stockman | Global Sisters Report

The sisters of Holmes County, Mississippi, integral to the community

By Dan Stockman | Global Sisters Report LEXINGTON, MISS. — It’s a Wednesday, and three teenagers are in Sr. Sheila Conley’s tiny office, learning about finances. Less than a block away, Sr. Mary Walz, a social worker, is at the Lexington Medical Clinic, running a diabetes education program. Down the

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Canadian Religious Conference statement on elections

The holding of elections in Canada reminds us of how lucky we are to live in a democratic country and highlights our responsibilities as voters. To vote is to express the values ​​and principles that inhabit us and that we wish to see embodied in the action of our elected

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Celebrating CWR’s 25th anniversary

The Sisters of Charity Federation was well represented at the 25th anniversary conference of Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) in Mesa, Arizona, this week. Those attending included communications and development personnel from seven federation member congregations; Sister Grace Hartzog, SC (Greensburg), federation executive director; and Susan Oxley, federation communications coordinator.

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Running to fight human trafficking

Sister of Charity of Leavenworth Melissa Camardo and Associate Elena Miranda were among those participating in LifeWay Network’s 5K Run this past weekend in New York. LifeWay Network, founded in 2007 by Sister Joan Dawber, SC (Halifax), fights human trafficking through education and collaboration, and supports survivors through its Safe

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Sisters support water project in El Salvador

Two Sisters of Charity-Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, recently traveled to El Salvador to represent the congregation and its support of a collaborative water project that will benefit 800 people in four communities in the district of Chalatenango. From March 26-April 2, Sisters Maryanne Ruzzo and Cecilia Hudec met with staff

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Sisters of Charity Halifax Celebrate 50 Years in Peru

On October 4, 1968 the Sisters of Charity Halifax began a mission of evangelization and solidarity with the people of Peru that would span the communities of La Victoria in Chiclayo, Cajamarca, Lima and Ilo. 50 years later, the Sisters could have never imagined the jubilation and excitement leading up to the

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Canadian Catholics Grapple with a History of “Whitewashing” Indigenous Children

“Last spring, when the wikuom was erected at the University of Mount St. Vincent, Ms. Martin held a visiting chair in the women’s studies department at the school, founded by the Sisters of Charity in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1873. The prayers she offered were for the victims and survivors of

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