Coming soon on the Leavenworth campus of the SCLs and the University of Saint Mary: The 3rd ANNUAL Rockin' and Rollin' with the Sisters on Thursday, Aug. 25. This event allows new and current students to meet the SCLs and learn about the religious community founded in Leavenworth in 1858.
Summer Vocation Adventures
Sister Vicki Lichtenauer, SCL director of Vocations, has had a busy summer with a focus on social justice and camps for youth. Learn more.
Partners in Charity
Vincentian Family connection
The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth are part of the worldwide Vincentian family -- living the charism of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac.
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth are members of the Charity Federation, a group of communities of women religious who trace their roots to Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac and Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton.
The National Shrine
of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
In 1809, Elizabeth Ann Seton founded the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s in Emmitsburg, Md., the first community for religious women established in the United States. Her legacy now includes religious congregations in the United States and Canada – including many Sisters of Charity – whose members work to address the unmet needs of people living in poverty. Mother Seton was the first citizen born in the United States to be given the title of “Saint.” Her remains are entombed in Emmitsburg in the Basilica at the National Shrine that bears her name.
Persons of all Christian traditions are invited to participate in Taizé prayer on Thursday, Sept. 1 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.
Marillac Center, the retreat and spirituality center of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, offers a full range of directed retreats, spiritual direction and other special programs year-round.
The Sisters of Charity Federation -- of which the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth are members -- have committed themselves to joining in prayer and fasting for wisdom and discernment as the U.S. moves toward the national elections.
Professor Dr. Father Anthony Gittins, CSSp, will present the 2016 Theology Lecture at the University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m.