Steelers, Belize, Nazareth Sisters of Charity

Steeler Nation recently put down roots more than 3,000 miles south of Pittsburgh in the Central American city of Belize when a home was built for a needy family through the efforts of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The home  is painted a bold yellow with black...

What Does Renewal Mean to Me in 2011?

Here is the take of  Bea Garza, South Central SVDP Region Formation Committee… “… as in the past, we seek transformation to a better way of practicing and delivering our services. One approach, to be introduced in 2011, is the systemic change...

There ought to be a law against that!

If you have ever thought that it might be helpful to realize the advocacy is the legal and peaceful means we have to say There ought to be a law against that! The Voice of the Poor website of the Ontario Regional Council of the SVDP offers some perspectives and,...

Mural depicts arrival of DC in California

This mural was painted at the Daughters of Charity Health Systems (DOCHS) headquarters in Redwood City, CA. They wanted to celebrate their beginnings when they first came to California by boat in 1852 and landed off the coast of Santa Barbara. Murals by Morgan proudly...

Religion a Great Mystery to Most Americans

Faith trumps factual knowledge of religion in America, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. On average, people got about half the questions right.  Though 86 percent of Americans believe in God or a higher...