A religious Sister who sheltered Jews from the Nazis has been honored with a plaque in her home town of Hull. Sister Agnes Walsh, who died in 1993, helped to save a Jewish family from deportation while at a convent in southern France during the war. She was recognized as a “Righteous Among the Nations” […]
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Have you seen the Seton Harvest video? It is an organic, sponsored farm in Evansville, IN. Food grown and harvested is shared with local shareholders and the poor in the surrounding community. Watch this 6-minute video below. Seton Harvest from StoryPoint Films on Vimeo. From their website: Seton Harvest is a community-supported agriculture initiative sponsored by […]
A Daughters of Charity run project in one of Scotland’s most deprived areas is helping Glasgow’s Roma community build better lives and integrate fully into society. In a freshly-painted hall in Glasgow’s Govanhill neighborhood, Dorina Damian, one of the thousands of Roma people who have flocked to this vibrant but impoverished corner of Glasgow, is explaining […]
The Daughters of Charity were chosen to give spiritual manna, the spirit of God, to the poor. Where do they receive him in order later to communicate him? In Holy Communion, my daughters … let us draw near to this fire to be first of all enkindled ourselves and then, by our charity and good […]
Blessed Lindalva Justo de Oliveira (20 October 1953 – 9 April 1993) was a Brazilian Daughter of Charity who worked at a shelter where she was killed in 1993 after a man who was obsessed with her stabbed her 44 times when she refused his unwanted advances. Pope Benedict XVI pronounced that she was killed […]
On October 20, the members of the provincial councils of the Slavic Provinces of the Daughters of Charity held joint meetings at Saint Joseph’s House in Celje, Slovenia. At that time the participants introduced themselves to one another. The members of the various provincial councils were joined by the provincial directors. The participants represented Poland, […]
Continuing with our celebration this Wednesday of the anniversary of the beatification of Rosalie Rendu, D.C. on Nov. 9, 2003, here is another excerpt from the book by Sister Louise Sullivan, D.C.: “Sister Rosalie Rendu: A Daughter of Charity On Fire with Love for the Poor.” “There are certain elements that recur like a leitmotiv […]
This Wednesday is the anniversary of the beatification of Rosalie Rendu, D.C. She was beatified on Nov. 9, 2003 by Pope John Paul II. In celebration I would like to share several excerpts from the book by Sister Louise Sullivan, D.C.: “Sister Rosalie Rendu: A Daughter of Charity On Fire with Love for the Poor.” This […]
In this video reflection, produced by the Daughters of Charity International, we praise God for each of the many gifts we have received through the example of St. Vincent, and we ask God to enlighten us, and to bless us in our work with those who are poor and marginalized.
As part of your restful (hopefully) Sunday, or any time, spend a nice minute and a half listening to Sister Suzanne share a reflection about her work serving seniors in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.