May 3, 1871 marks the official founding of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Mary.
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Anyone who visits St. John’s Bread & Life can tell it’s a well-oiled machine. But what you can’t tell by just looking – is the machine is powered by nuns.
Sister Joan Dawber, SC (Halifax) describes her experience of being called, through prayer, to a new ministry helping survivors of human trafficking.
Personal belongings of Mother Elizabeth Seton heads for national shrine
In 1828, St. Louis had around 6,000 residents but no hospital when four members of the Sisters of Charity moved there.
The Sisters of Charity of Santa Joan Antida Thouret, present for more than 100 years in the Wadi Bou Jmil district, near the port, commit ourselves to helping those most in need at this tragic moment.
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.
Deep friendships were extremely important to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and she made every effort to keep in close contact with them. (SlideShare presentation)
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.
Meet a few of the 2,700 Sisters that make up the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America.
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.
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...