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April Taize prayer cancelled

Taizé prayer originally scheduled for Thursday, April 2, in Annunciation Chapel on the campus of the Mother House of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, has been cancelled due to concerns and precautions related to COVID-19. Please watch for future...

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Marillac programs cancelled

Marillac Center has cancelled its programs through April 2020 due to concerns related to COVID-19. This includes Linger over Coffee (March 24 and 31), Taize prayer (April 2) and the Journey to Holy Week Retreat (April 5-12). Updates will be posted to the...

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COVID-19 precautions adopted

During this unprecedented time of concerns related to COVID-19 and its impact on vulnerable populations, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) are taking precautionary measures in their Leavenworth, Kan., facilities. Effective March 13 and until...

SCL receives Mayoral Award

Sister Vickie Perkins received the Mayor’s Award for Community Service during the Feb. 25 meeting of the Leavenworth City Commission. Sister Vickie is pictured with Mayor Myron Griswold, who presented the award. The City of Leavenworth initiated this award...

Be both the potter and the clay

Sisters Lynn Casey and Pam Hinkle invited participants in a recent retreat at Marillac Center to enter into the day playfully and prayerfully during time interspersed with talks, contemplation and working with clay. Annette Becker works with clay during...

Historian highlights ‘Lincoln on film’

      The University of Saint Mary’s 22nd annual Abraham Lincoln Event was something of a homecoming for featured speaker and historian, Dr. Gerald R. Butters. Dr. Butters, who focused his remarks on “Lincoln on Film,” grew up in nearby Kansas City, Kan.,...

On the road with Sister Lin

When Sister Lin Sayatovic completed her ministry in August 2019 as a spiritual coordinator in correctional services, she prayed about what would be next, and she entertained “cloud thoughts” about possibilities.She planned to continue her work as an...

SCLs name new communications director

Bryon McLaughlin has joined the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) as the religious Community’s new director of communications, effective Feb. 3. Of his new position, Bryon says, “This job represents the convergence of several roles that I enjoy and...

‘Warm hearts’ in Helena

“Warm Hearts: a drive for new blankets and towels to gift the poor on Valentine’s Day” is in its third year as an ecumenical ministry of the SCL Associates of Helena, Mont. This includes SCL Associates (left to right in photo) Bobby Lavinder, Marion...

MLK Day service project

For the third consecutive year, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) and SCL employees participated in a service project on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in collaboration with Heart to Heart International. Heart to Heart International provides water and...

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