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Silent days for retreat

Marillac Center, the retreat and spirituality center of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, is offering an opportunity for silent retreat days in September.Guests are invited to come for the weekend of Sept. 28-29 from 9 a.m. Saturday to 4 p.m. on...

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Call for end to gun violence

"The recent mass shootings in our country impel us to once again beg all citizens and all elected leaders to end the rampant rage and division that have overpowered the nation and too often result in mass, indiscriminate violence." So begins the public...

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All in the family

Tracing its roots to St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac in 17th century France, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Community is part of a worldwide movement known today as the Vincentian Family Movement. St. Vincent’s vision began this movement that has...

Learn lessons in compassion

Learn lessons in compassion and contemplation by focusing on the life journey of Mary, the mother of Jesus, during a silent, guided retreat at Marillac Center, Leavenworth, Kan., on Oct. 4 and 5.Sister Judith Jackson, SCL, will serve as the retreat facilitator for...

Chuschi hosts meeting

The Dominican Missionary Sisters, the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians and the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary came from CONFER Huamanga Ayacucho to Chuschi, Peru, on Saturday, Aug. 31. The Hermanas walked in the town of Chuschi and prayed in the chapel at the...

Digitization preserves history

The dedication and commitment of a core group of employees and volunteers are preserving the history and heritage of Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, through an expansive archival digitization process. Pictured left to right, Dirk Bos, archivist; Margaret Bandy,...

‘Constant reminder of mission’

When it comes to continuous service at an SCL Health clinic, Sister Mary Rosaleen Driscoll has longevity. Later this year, she will mark her 30th anniversary with Marian Clinic, Topeka, Kan.Sister Mary Rosaleen has witnessed and experienced considerable change at the...

Matriculation at USM

The University of Saint Mary (USM) welcomed a modern record of new students Aug. 26 with matriculation ceremonies in Annunciation Chapel on the main campus in Leavenworth. About 150 freshmen and 115 transfer students were invited to participate in the long-standing...

Two complete Vincentian Encounter

Sisters Judith Jackson and Noreen Walter have completed the month-long International Vincentian Encounter based in Paris, France. During August, the two Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth were part of a group that became immersed in the spirituality and charism of St....

SCL poem set to video

Sister Marie Carmel Dunning received an early birthday gift on Tuesday, June 11. Staff arranged for her to listen to a poem she wrote in 2009 and audio-recorded in 2010. Stephanie Nash, administrative assistant, SCL Communications, created a video with images to...

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