Working In Neighborhoods
Celebrates 40 Years
Congratulations to Working In Neighborhoods as it celebrates 40 years of empowering people to make informed choices for themselves and neighborhoods through community building, home ownership and economic learning. The organization, - under the leadership of S. Barbara Busch - celebrated its anniversary, and the next 40 years, on Nov. 19 with a silent and live auction and dinner. To learn more about good works of WIN and the Sisters of Charity associated with the organization, click here.
Let There Be Light:
The Move to Cleaner Energy
Encouraged by the Sisters of Charity and motivated by their mission, the Sisters of Charity maintenance staff has engaged in a great undertaking: replacing every light bulb and fixture on the campus of the Motherhouse to LED lights to reduce the amount of energy used. READ MORE
Nuns Build 2018
Members of the Sisters of Charity and the SC Federation are in New Orleans, Louisiana, this week to take part in Nuns Build 2018. The House of Charity is hosting Federation Sisters and participants for the week while the group helps to rebuild New Orleans.
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From the Border
We remain ever conscious of our sisters and brothers on the U.S./Mexico border – U.S. residents serving as volunteers, those from Central America who are seeking asylum, those walking through Mexico currently, and our own Sisters and Associates who are responding to the needs they find there. We are assured that all will be met with respect, compassion and love. In the words of our SC Charism Statement: “As pilgrims we pray for the wisdom to know the needs of our sisters and brothers and we dare to risk a caring response.” Sharing some of her learnings from her recent experiences is S. Janet Gildea. READ MORE
S. Janet Gildea Honored
Congratulations to Sister of Charity Janet Gildea, who received the Option for the Poor Award from the Peace and Justice Ministry of the Diocese of El Paso, Texas, on Thursday, Nov. 8. In her acceptance remarks, S. Janet spoke of the “Real Presence” of Christ in both the Eucharist and in the poor and vulnerable around us.
Continuing to Serve – S. Patrice Vales
Living in the spirit of the Good Samaritan is no small task, but retired Sister of Charity Patrice Vales proves that the smallest act of kindness is sometimes all it takes. READ MORE
Tending Your Soul
God works in mysterious ways. Each one of us lives and witnesses to “God’s voice” in our lives minute by minute. In this “Tending Your Soul” video SC Associate S. Karen Elliott, C.PP.S., discusses the importance of teamwork and community – and how we are stronger together than as one.
Charity in Motion