Blessed Miriam Teresa: A saint from New Jersey

Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, SC was a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth who died as a novice in 1927. Because of the holiness of her life, the Catholic Church is determining if she should officially be declared a saint. She was beatified in 2014. One more miracle is needed

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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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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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Sister friends volunteer at the border

Sister Patricia Colla, RSM and Sister Maryanne Tracey, SC (New Jersey), friends for years, talked and prayed about this. They had seen the images of children and adults seeking a home place of security, and were drawn to respond. In November, they journeyed together to McAllen, Texas, to be present

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Sisters of Charity launch #ProjectImpact

CONVENT STATION, NJ – Do you know a young person who is all fired up about making a difference in their community? We want to know them, too. For 160 years, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth have been on the front lines of social justice, partnering with individuals

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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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