As part of their Spring Leadership Retreat, 40 Seton Hill University students visited Caritas Christi, the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, to meet sisters and tour the archives. Congregational archivist Casey Bowser led the tour and organized ice breaker questions to let the
An energetic, inspirational, and forward-looking gathering of a segment of the federation was held in July. The “Charity Moving Forward: One Heart, One Spirit” gathering was held at Mariandale Retreat Center in Ossining New York, July 13-16, 2023. It was open to federation members who have entered since 1970 and
More than 70 leaders from 13 congregations of the Sisters of Charity Federation are gathering this week in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada for the annual leadership meeting. This year’s meeting is hosted by the Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish and the Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island.
This year is the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of Charity Federation in Emmitsburg, Maryland. To commemorate this milestone, the archivists of the federation congregations have selected items for an online exhibit, “A History of the Sisters of Charity Federation in Objects.” This new exhibit, which includes
The Sisters of Charity Federation was well represented at the Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) conference in Cincinnati this week! Back row from left: Anne Marie Gardiner, director of development, and Rosana Fernandez, assistant director of development, Sisters of Charity of New York; Veronica Buchanan, archivist, Sisters of Charity of
The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill hosted a “Potato Planting Party” June 6. A special blessing from Lakota Nation Running Bear and wife, Lynn, began the evening’s planting. “It was a beautiful event to witness and to thank God for the abundance of our land and crops,” said Sister
Sister Hyeon Nyeon Lee, SC (Seton Hill) made a perpetual commitment to God to live her life in service and fidelity to the charism of the Sisters of Charity through the profession of perpetual vows of poverty, obedience, and consecrated celibacy. On April 23, a special Mass with the ritual
Happy World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life! The Sisters of Charity Federation Vocation Core Team has a message for you from federation sisters throughout the world. If you are considering a vocation as a Sister or Daughter of Charity, and would like more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sisters of Charity Federation archivists have compiled oral histories of sisters into an interactive, searchable online digital archives. The new web site address is www.scfederationarchives.org. Casey Bowser, archivist for the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, describes Charity Speaks as a “collaborative, international, and inter-congregational project to promote
June 9, 2021 At noon Eastern time, Sisters of Charity Federation executive director Sister Grace Hartzog, SC welcomed more than 90 participants to the federation’s first virtual leadership meeting. Leadership team members from 14 congregations, NGO liaisons, and Federation Formation Team members gathered via Zoom videoconferencing, with the goal of