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Day 95: Tuesday, April 24
God, fill us with patience, understanding and wisdom. Let these qualities fill our hearts with peace so that we may also be a source of peace for others.

Day 96: Wednesday, April 25
Today we pray for those around the world who risk their lives speaking out on behalf of human rights.

Day 97: Thursday, April 26
We pray for a resolution to conflict in war-torn countries. God, encourage those in power to dialogue that leads to lasting peace.

Day 98: Friday, April 27
God, we pray for the 65 million refugees around the world to find a hospitable space to call home.

Day 99: Saturday, April 28
We pray for our homeless sisters and brothers within our communities, that they be given the dignity and self-respect they deserve as human beings. God, we also ask you to soften the hearts of those who cast people in need from their neighborhoods.

Day 100: Sunday, April 29
God of love, we pray that you give us the wisdom, kindness and grace to remove ignorant racial stereotypes within ourselves and in our institutions that oppress our sisters and brothers.

Help yourself to these links to resources and information

Stop Trafficking newsletter

FamVin -- learn about the "family" of organizations that trace their roots to St. Vincent de Paul.

Future of Charity blog -- prayers, reflections from group of recently vowed members and women in formation with religious congregations from the Sisters of Charity Federation.

Global Sisters Report -- online community that reports on and gives voice to women religious around the world.

Leadership Conference of Women Religious -- an association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States.

NETWORK -- advocates for justice, inspired by Catholic Sisters.

Religious Formation Conference -- programs and ongoing formation for Sisters.

Sisters of Charity Federation -- made up of 12 unique congregations who recognize their particular spirit in the charism of the tradition of Charity founded by St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. 

UISG -- International Union of Superior Generals.

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops -- resources for prayer, worship and information from the U.S. bishops.



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An estimated 190 to 200 people participated in Earth Fest on Sunday, April 22, hosted by the Care of Creation Committee of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCL). Sisters Marie Loretta Modrcin (right) and Paula Rose Jauernig provide instructions on making birdfeeders.
Taize prayer -- open to persons of all Christian traditions -- will be offered on Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in Annunciation Chapel on the campus of the Mother House of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, 4200 S. 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kan. 
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