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,
“In 1997, Pope Saint John Paul II instituted a day of prayer for women and men in consecrated life. This celebration is attached to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd. This Feast is also known as Candlemas Day; the day on which candles are blessed
The holding of elections in Canada reminds us of how lucky we are to live in a democratic country and highlights our responsibilities as voters. To vote is to express the values and principles that inhabit us and that we wish to see embodied in the action of our elected
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.
The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, have announced the election of their new congregational leadership team for 2019-2024. Above (from left): Sister Joanne O’Regan, CSM, councillor; Sister Florence Kennedy, CSM, councillor; Sister Brendalee Boisvert, CSM, congregation leader; Sister Donna Brady, CSM, councillor and assistant Leader. The
The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, are an active member of the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS). On Oct. 20, the AAHS celebrated the official opening of phase two of Riverside Estates, a multi-family complex. Sister Stella Chafe, CSM, spoke on behalf of the congregation.
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