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Seton Shrine Celebrates the 200th Anniversary of Mother Seton

The Seton Shrine in Emmitsburg, Maryland is celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Mother Seton’s death with a special website and other initiatives.

Origins of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth: Faith and Courage

Eight women left their Tennessee home on November 1, 1858, traveling northwest to Kansas, where they would serve as a community according to the Rule of St. Vincent de Paul.

October 27: Establishment of the Sisters of Charity Federation, 1947

Joined Together in the Mission of Charity The Sisters of Charity Federation of North America is a voluntary membership association of 14 congregations of women religious that number over 2,500 sisters. Impelled by Christ’s love and joined together in the mission of...

Vows of St. Elizabeth Seton’s Founding Community (July 19, 1813)

Under an adapted Rule of the French Daughters of Charity approved by Archbishop Carroll, a novitiate was completed, and seventeen women became the first vowed American Sisters of Charity July 19, 1813.

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