Vincentian Academy students oriented to Charity Federation at UN
Sister Teresa Kotturan, Sisters of Charity Federation representative at the UN writes Students visit United Nations, meet with Sister Teresa Kotturan
The future is here, and they are eager to know how they can help the world. Students from Vincentian Academy, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, traveled last week to New York City to visit the United Nations. A highlight of their trip was visiting with Sister Teresa Kotturan, who represents the Sisters of Charity Federation at the UN. Sister Teresa spoke with students about many of the global issues that plague our world: poverty, inequality, care of the earth and climate change, and also spoke about the recent adoption of the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals.
Vincentian Academy was founded in 1932 by the Vincentian Sisters of Charity, which merged into the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in 2008. Read more about the student trip here and the various ministries of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth here.
It all started with a passionate group of students who wanted to be informed, be involved, and be inspired. With this inspiration, a new Model UN Club was formed at Vincentian Academy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with the mission to achieve academic success, nurture faith, discover and develop talent, and live the Christian values of respect and service…Read more….