Day 1: Deepening Charity for the Life of the World

One hundred leaders of the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America are gathered in Emmitsburg, MD for their Annual Meeting. They represent two provinces of the Daughters of Charity and eleven congregations of Sisters of Charity in the United States and Canada. Sister Teresa Kotturan, Sister of Charity of

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Vincentian Family Participation in 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference in S. Korea

Education for Global Citizenship – Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Together Written by Sister Teresa Kotturan, Representative to the United Nations for the Sisters of Charity Federation The 66th DPI/NGO Conference, held May 30-June 1, is the first in United Nations history to be held in Asia. This is organized in

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Martyred churchwomen of El Salvador

The 35th Anniversary of the Martyrdom in El Salvador

As 35 years have gone by since the tragic martyrdom of four churchwomen in El Salvador, memories of the country remain vividly alive for Sister Christine Rody, Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, who went to minister there with her students in mind. “I was teaching high school religion,” remembers S.

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Federation at United Nations Social Development Commission

UN Social Development Commission Addresses Global Poverty

The United Nations’ 54th Session of the Commission on Social Development (CSocD54) met February 3-12 in New York to consider how nations could work together in “Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World.” The commission approved three draft resolutions for adoption by the Economic and Social Council, and

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Saint Louise de Marillac

Feast of Saint Louise changes date to May 9th

Effective immediately, Saint Louise de Marillac’s feast will now be celebrated on May 9. Her feast day was formerly March 15. Read the formal letter from Superior General of the Vincentians, Fr. Gregory Gay, C.M.: May the grace and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ fill your hearts now and

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Vincentian Family in Rome

International Vincentian Family Leaders meet in Rome

Vincentian Family Leaders from all around the world met in Rome, Italy for a three day Vincentian Family International and National Leaders’ Gathering January 22-24, 2016. Seventy-two people from 31 countries were present at the gathering, representing 19 branches of the Vincentian Family. Among them were three representatives of the

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