Articles for Sisters of Charity

Celebrating With the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Halifax

Feb. 17 marks the anniversary of the approval by Pope Pius IX in 1856 of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Halifax. Read their foundation story and watch a video with interviews highlighting the charism of the Sisters of today.

October 27: Establishment of the Sisters of Charity Federation

Meet a few of the 2,700 Sisters that make up the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America.

Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, SC

In this video, Fr. Louis Scurti interviews Sr. Diane Collesano, SC, on the life of Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, SC, beatified on Oct. 4, 2014.

Following the Way of Charity As We Age

Today, besides a strong legacy of ministries, these Charity congregations are marked by an abundance of elderly members. As followers of Jesus in the Vincentian way, our sisters have devoted their entire lives to ministry: educating, caring for, reaching out to, and...
Nov. 11, 1858: First Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

Nov. 11, 1858: First Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

Mother Xavier Ross was the Foundress and First Mother of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Kansas. She was part of a band of sisters in Nashville, Tennessee who had originally separated from the Mother House in Nazareth, Kentucky. Mother Xavier and her Sisters...

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