World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life

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 vocations@sistersofcharityfederation.org.

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Charity Speaks: New web site offers oral histories of sisters

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

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Leadership Meeting June 2021 Day One

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

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Leadership Meeting June 2021 Day Three

June 11, 2021 Sister Pat Kozak, CSJ, welcomed congregational leaders to another day of virtual learning and sharing. Congregational leaders had the opportunity to participate in discussions within the whole as well as to meet together in mixed groups and with their own teams. Sister Grace gave a short summary

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Leadership Meeting June 2021 Day Two

Thursday, June 10 Sister Joan Campbell, CSM, welcomed leaders and Federation Formation Team members to the third session of the Sisters of Charity Federation leadership meeting at noon Eastern time. Sister Pat Kozak, CSJ, facilitator, offered an opening prayer. Next was a report by Sister Grace Hartzog, SC (Seton Hill),

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House of Charity feeding souls

Literally. With gallons of red beans and rice and mac and cheese, all made by loving hands in the House of Charity kitchen and delivered in person (while observing COVID precautions). Sisters Monica Gundler, SC (Cincinnati); Peg Johnson, SCL; Vivien Linkhauer, SC (Seton Hill) and Patty Huffman, DC (St. Louise

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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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New Orleans and Seton Hill sisters’ bond stays strong after 99 years

In 1921, the Sisters of the Holy Family were in a bind: They were primarily teachers, and the state of Louisiana had begun requiring certification. But the sisters couldn’t take the classes required for certification because schools were segregated, and Blacks were not allowed. A call for help went out

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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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