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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FamVin2020: The Vincentian Family Moving Forward

International leaders from 150 branches of the Vincentian Family met Jan. 7-12 in Rome, Italy for FamVin2020: The Vincentian Family Moving Forward. Several Sisters of Charity Federation members participated in the meeting. Reports and more photos from the event are posted on the FamVin.org web site. Much of the event

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Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth: Climate is in crisis

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth and the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica of Atchison are of one mind about climate change. It’s real, it’s a crisis, and it requires our immediate action and prayers. All 22 members of the SCL Care of Creation Committee approved the statement below

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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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Leavenworth sisters honor volunteer

Leavenworth, Kansas — Richard Sack takes to heart the Gospel invitation to serve others. Because of this, he volunteers in prisons, in his church and in other settings in the Leavenworth community where he lives. Without realizing it, by his good works and acts of charity, Richard exemplifies the spirit

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House of Charity hosts students in NOLA for service project

This week, the House of Charity is hosting students from Creighton University. The students are in New Orleans for a fall break service project with SBP USA. Sister Vicki Lichtenauer, SCL, described the students as compassionate, hard workers. “They are helping to build opportunity housing in neighborhoods where people did

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