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Affordable Housing and Social Protection for all to Address Homelessness

The UN CSocD priority theme for their meeting in 2020, “Affordable Housing and Social Protection for all to address Homelessness” and the Vincentian Family.

At UN Development Meetings, Sisters Present Pathways to Eradicate Poverty

Sabitri Dakhal and her husband, Nilaram Dakhal, were struggling to make ends meet, as do many residents of the west Nepal region of Surkhet. Finding it harder to eke out a living in their mountainside village, the couple migrated to a more populated valley in the area...

Sisters Killed ‘Would do Anything for their Patients’

Four weeks ago, Sr. Ruth Hoerig got a rare chance to spend some time with her good friend Sr. Margaret Held, who was back in Milwaukee for a visit. Over lunch, the two School Sisters of St. Francis talked, laughed and reminisced. And Hoerig tried to talk Held into...

Immigration reform: Personal Perspectives Part 2

The following is the second of a two-post series on personal perspectives on Immigration Reform (to read Part 1, click here).  We begin with a video in which Sr. Mary McCauley (an advocate for comprehensive immigration reform) talks about the Postville immigration...
Take courage

Take courage

In Take courage Sr. Janet Gildea, a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, shares her ongoing journey through chemotherapy. I received my fifth chemo yesterday, sleeping through most of the six hour infusion while listening to “All Things Bright and Beautiful” as...

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on cutting edge

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on cutting edge

   Dawn Cherie Araujo writing for  Global Sisters Report describes the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth as on the cutting edge. For the last five years, the juniorate program for Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Patna, India has included a computer class. Newly...

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