Change it up for Lent” writes S. Janet Gildea in introducing the March issue of e-voc from the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. Lent is our annual opportunity to plow up the fields of our spiritual life. After the months of ordinary time and a hope-filled season of Advent and Christmas, it is time to dig [...]
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It has been 15 years since Sister Grazyna Michniewicz, Sister of Charity of Halifax, told her Monsignor Farrell high school boys on Staten Island about her battle with breast cancer, and she’s still amazed by the response she got that day, and everything that has happened since. She had gone through chemotherapy and radiation, and [...]
Sisters from 1970′s and later Gather at Nazareth Dozens of Sisters of Charity from across the United States, Canada and Belize, Central America, are meeting in Nazareth, Ky., this weekend. Those gathering represent vowed, consecrated religious women who have joined their respective communities since 1970. “70s and Beyond” participants come from several different communities, all members [...]
The LCWR Global Concerns Committee offers a resource by Sr. Gertrude Foley SC, “An Invitation to Systems Thinking: An Opportunity to Act for Systemic Change. PDF Gertrude Foley SC reminds us: “A ‘system’ is an entity that maintains its existence and functions as a whole through the interaction of its parts. The behavior of a [...]
Sr. Deborah L. Humphreys, councilor of the Leadership Team of the Sisters of Charity, has been chosen as the grand marshal and deputy marshal for the 77th annual parade in Newark. The parade, which will kick off its grandstand ceremonies at noon on Mulberry Street at the Prudential Center, is dedicated to Mary Rita McGovern, [...]
In Post-Civil War New York, some 30,000 homeless children wandered the streets. Catholic sisters provided alternatives to failing public alms-houses. The babies showed up at the front door of the house, in a variety of outfits and packages. Some were dressed in rags, some in fine clothing. Some had a dollar pinned to their blanket, [...]
Sister Margaret Beaudette, SC, has received final approval for two sculptures she created for the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi in Metuchen. The 5′ 2″ sculptures of St. Francis of Assisi and Pope John Paul II , who established the New Jersey diocese, were commissioned by Most Reverend Paul G. Bootkoski, Bishop of the [...]
How is this for creativity? A special Christmas project for the Sisters of Charity (Halifax) Safe House. The Link below will take you to LifeWay Network Registry at Target where you will see a variety of different items at different price points to help us open the house. Here is a great opportunity to [...]
The Sisters of Charity-Halifax stand together in a time when we hear the silent cries of victims of human trafficking, especially those women and children taken for the purposes of sexual exploitation and forced labor. They are committed to alleviating the suffering of victims of human trafficking, especially women and children, by providing: a welcoming environment where [...]
For working people who have low incomes, getting earned income tax credits and refunds back quickly during tax season is a priority. Many private, for-profit tax preparation businesses charge filing fees and refund anticipation loans. But fees and loans like these only exacerbate a person or family’s financial situation, especially for people with low incomes. [...]
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