House of Charity welcomes Sisters Patty and Vivien

Last weekend, Sisters Patty Huffman, DC, and Vivien Linkhauer, SC (Seton Hill) received a warm welcome at the House of Charity in New Orleans. Despite the challenges of hurricane weather and COVID-19 restrictions, they made the journey safely and are settling in to their new community. Sisters Patty and Vivien

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Discerning Through the Lives of Saints Louise and Elizabeth

In August, the Sisters of Charity Federation will host a series of Facebook Live presentations on the lives of Saints Louise de Marillac and Elizabeth Ann Seton. Both saints were born in August (St. Louise on Aug. 12 and St. Elizabeth on Aug. 28). The presentations will take place by

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Sister Tracy Kemme professes final vows

Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Tracy Kemme professed perpetual vows during a Communion service on Saturday, July 25 in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse (Delhi Township, Ohio). Due to the current precautions, a small group was present with Sister Tracy in the chapel

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Sister Tracy Kemme to profess final vows

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati will celebrate Sister Tracy Kemme’s profession of final vows during a Communion service on Saturday, July 25 at 2 p.m. in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse (Delhi Township, Ohio). Due to the current precautions, the vow ceremony will be

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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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