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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Lenten Video Reflections

Christians worldwide are anticipating the liturgical season of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6. But what does it really mean to observe 40 days of Lent in 2019? What is the relevance today of the traditions and practices of fasting and almsgiving? How does prayer work into all

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Day 4: Creating a Shared Future — Now is the Time

Daily update: June 16, 2018 Mary McCormick, SCNY opened the meeting, thanking the Halifax congregation for the dinner cruise the evening before. Pat Wilson, SCH led the Federation in prayer, which included a Danish video, All that We Share, about seeing beyond differences to the commonalities among people. Joan Cook,

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