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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EarthConnection offers free webinars

EarthConnection is offering webinars in the coming weeks on various topics related to the environment and care of the Earth. Presenters include sisters and justice coordinators from the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Sisters of Charity of New York, and the Sisters of Charity

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Sisters of Charity Halifax announce new leadership team

The Sisters of Charity-Halifax held their 22nd General Chapter meeting Oct. 12-16. One hundred Sisters from Canada and the United States met virtually, via Zoom videoconferencing. Sisters of the Congregation elected a five-member Congregational Leadership Team for 2020 – 2026. The congregational leader is Sister Margaret Mary Fitzpatrick, and the

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Emerging stronger from the pandemic: A message from leaders of Canada’s religious communities

The second wave of COVID-19 is spreading and forcing us to make new efforts of solidarity. Like you, we have gone through the last months of the pandemic facing the same challenges as you have been facing. The outbreaks in our infirmaries and residences have caused us to lose sisters

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Spring break at the House of Charity

Students from the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas, are in New Orleans this week at the House of Charity, participating in a service project. Joining them are sisters from several federation member congregations. There is time for work and time for play, as you can see from the photos!

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Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14

The sixth annual Catholic Sisters Week is March 8-14, 2020. This time is set aside to recognize women religious for their dedicated work with the poor and marginalized in education, social services, and health care. Catholic sisters are committed to caring for our Earth and promoting social justice issues that

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CCFP meets in New York

The Company of Charity Formation Personnel (CCFP) met this week at Bishop Malloy Retreat House in Jamaica Estates, New York. Participants included vocation ministers, formation directors, and associate directors from Sisters of Charity Federation congregations in the United States and Canada. The first day’s agenda included orientation for new members,

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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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