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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Experiencing COP26 as a virtual delegate

Darlene O’Leary (top right in photo) is coordinator of Martha Justice Ministry for the Sisters of St. Martha, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. She works with Sister Marion Sheridan, CSM, NGO liaison for the congregation. Darlene writes about her recent experience as a virtual delegate to the UN Climate Conference in

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Bethany Centennial Garden officially open

On Sept. 21, the Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, celebrated the official opening of Bethany Centennial Garden on the grounds of their former motherhouse. “Now, the footprint of that building is a creative garden that shares some of the history of the Sisters of St. Martha,”

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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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Emerging stronger from the pandemic: A message from leaders of Canada’s religious communities

The second wave of COVID-19 is spreading and forcing us to make new efforts of solidarity. Like you, we have gone through the last months of the pandemic facing the same challenges as you have been facing. The outbreaks in our infirmaries and residences have caused us to lose sisters

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Sisters of St. Martha unveil plans for Bethany Centennial Garden

On Sept. 21, the Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, unveiled plans for Bethany Centennial Garden, the site on which Bethany, their motherhouse stood for almost 100 years. Sept. 21 marks the anniversary of the congregation moving from their original motherhouse on the campus of St. Francis

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