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Mary as model for today

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...

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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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Vincentian volunteers consecrated

On Sunday, Aug. 18, 30 Vincentian volunteers were consecrated and integrated into the International Association of Charities (AIC) in Peru. These volunteers have years of Vincentian formation provided first by Sister Helen Therese Mack and then by Hermana Laura...

Cultivating Hispanic leaders

As coordinator of adult formation for the Hispanic community, Sister María de los M. Orozco Olaya enjoys the opportunity to journey with the men and women enrolled in the School of Basic Theology offered for Spanish-speaking persons by the Archdiocese of Kansas City...

Mission trip changes lives, attitudes

Seven Nicely family members joined 25 others on the week-long mission trip to Guatemala July 6. It took two school busses to haul us and our luggage from Guatemala City to San Andres Itzapa, the small town in the mountains where we worked building cook stoves, chicken...

Sister Ann marks 25th jubilee

Family, friends and members of her SCL Community gathered on Saturday, July 27, with Sister Ann Schumacher to celebrate her 25th anniversary as an SCL. Sister Ann’s nephew and newly ordained priest, Father Stephen Schumacher, celebrated Mass in Annunciation Chapel....

Mission trip memorable for SCLA

Her mission trip to El Salvador earlier this summer impressed Roxanne Netemeyer, SCL Associate, with lasting memories of the generosity and gratitude of the people of this Central American country.Roxanne and her husband Mark were among the delegation of nine persons...

MSV remembers Sister Roberta

Sister Roberta Furey, who died in May 2018, remains much beloved among the staff at Mount Saint Vincent (MSV), Denver, where she served for 48 years. The MSV family memorialized Sister Roberta on Friday, June 21 by dedicating the dog run at the residential and day...

Unstoppable charity abounds

Hope and joy were in abundance as unstoppable charity permeated the presentations, discussion and interaction at the first-ever Charity Federation Assembly of the Whole in Chicago, June 13-16. Over 550 participants -- including 70 SCLs and Associates --...

Ministry to youth in the Andes

Since February 1971, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth have had a presence serving the people of Chalaco and the surrounding villages high in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Today, those ministries continue, offered by Hermanas de la Caridad, native Peruvian members...

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