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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Vocation Awareness Week

The Catholic Church in the United States is celebrating National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 3-9. In recognition of this event, the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are posting videos of some of their congregation’s “wisdom figures.” Take a few minutes out of your day to meet these sisters and listen

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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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Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati elect new leaders

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati elected a new leadership team on April 4, during the congregation’s 2019 chapter. Sister Patricia Hayden, SC, was elected to a four-year term as president of the congregation. Four councilors were also elected: Sisters Monica Gundler, SC; Marge Kloos, SC; Joanne Burrows, SC; and

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