Standing, from left: Sister Martha Beaudoin, DC; Sister Grace Hartzog, SC (Seton Hill), SC Federation executive director; Sister Bernadette Miller, DC; Sister Regina Hlavac, DC; Vincentian volunteer Rosario del Pilar Valdivieso Morales; Sister Constance Phelps, SCL (Leavenworth); Sister Jane Ann Cherubin, SC (Seton Hill); Sister Carol Keehan, DC; Vincentian volunteer Nancy Tatiana Ordinola Juarez; Sister Cecilia McManus, SC (New Jersey); Sister Sharon Gray, SCN (Nazareth); Sister Amrita Manjoly, SCN (Nazareth); Sister Maria Goetschalckx, SC (Seton Hill); Sister Marge Clifford, DC. Seated, from left: Sister Clorinda Timaná Martinez, SCL (Leavenworth); Sister Eileen Haynes, SCL (Leavenworth); Sister Maureen Shaughnessy, SC (New Jersey); Sister Mary McCormick, SC (New York).
International leaders from 150 branches of the Vincentian Family met Jan. 7-12 in Rome, Italy for FamVin2020: The Vincentian Family Moving Forward. Several Sisters of Charity Federation members participated in the meeting.
Presenters Sister Regina Hlavac, DC, and Eduardo Almeida (SSVP), “The Creation of a Culture of Vocations to the Charism”
“The Creation of a Culture of Vocations to the Charism” panel discussion at the Vincentian Family international leaders meeting in Rome. From left: Father Astor Rodriguez, CM (translator); Sister Veronika Hausler (Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy v. St. Vincent de Paul, Augsburg, Germany); Sister Mary McCormick, SC (New York, USA), facilitator; Denise el-Khoury (doctoral student, Italy); and Jimmy Walters (St. John’s University, New York, USA).
Sister Constance Phelps, SCL (Leavenworth), presents the keynote address, “Weaving Our Web: An Imaginative Challenge for the Future”
Reports and more photos from the event are posted on the FamVin.org web site. Much of the event was shared via Facebook Live, and those videos are available for viewing on the FamVin Facebook page.