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
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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
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,”
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
June 12, 2021 Sister Judy Mertz, SC (New Jersey) welcomed all to the final session of the Sisters of Charity Federation virtual leadership meeting. On behalf of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, she thanked all for coming to Convent Station in a virtual way. She invited all to
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