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.
In March, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey, and the Sisters of Charity of New York, Bronx, held chapters of elections and announced new leadership teams. On March 11, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth announced the election of Maureen Shaughnessy, SC, general superior;
Daily update: June 17, 2018 Kathy Byrnes, SCNY opened the meeting at 9:00 a.m. and introduced Joan Cook, SCC who pointed out the brochure prepared by the staff at Seton Shrine in Emmitsburg, MD. They have asked two questions of the pilgrims to the shrine: What attracts you to Elizabeth
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,
Daily update: Friday, June 15, 2018 Barbara Flores, SCN welcomed the leadership and Pat Wilson, SCH led the opening prayer with the theme, “In This Moment of Time.” Florence Hee, OSF then asked those present to reflect on what God is asking as they create a shared future for the
Daily update: Thursday, June 14, 2018 Deborah Humphreys, SCSE opened the meeting by introducing facilitator, Florence Hee, OSF. Florence outlined the process for the meeting, reminding the leadership of the Intentions: “ Through contemplative dialogue and deep listening we, as Federation will: Continue to identify and honor the diversity among
Daily update: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 As Sisters representing 14 congregations gathered in Halifax for the Sisters of Charity Federation Leadership Gathering, Maryanne Ruzzo, SCH introduced the members of the planning committee and the Sisters of Charity Halifax and their support staff. After recognizing the Mi’kmaw nation, the aboriginal people
The Sisters of Charity Federation places a strong emphasis on fostering solidarity by deepening and widening relationships among the Federation congregations by attending to the inter-cultural, international, and multi-generational realities of the congregations. This emphasis is what urged the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill to invite the Federation board
The Company of Charity Formation Personnel of the Sisters of Charity Federation held its annual meeting April 17-20 hosted by the New Jersey Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth. Attendees gathered at Maris Stella, the congregation’s Retreat and Conference Center in Harvey Cedars on Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Its
Sisters from member congregations of the Sisters of Charity Federation paused for a quick photo Friday evening, March 9th before dinner and the start of their weekend visioning session in Marillac Center, Leavenworth, Kansas. Joining the participants for refreshments and dinner were the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth community officers.