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Advent Day of Prayer

Sister Charlotte White, SCL, will facilitate the Advent Day of Prayer hosted by Marillac Center on Saturday, Dec. 7, Ross Chapel, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Mother House, Leavenworth, Kan.Her theme will be “The Longing That Is Advent.” From 10 a.m....

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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 December.Guests are invited to come from 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. They will...

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Employee recognition

Thirteen employees of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) will receive recognition on Friday, Dec. 6 in observance of their milestone anniversaries. Employees will be recognized during a reception with remarks by their respective supervisors. Honorees...

‘Like winning the lottery’

Marking his 45th anniversary as an employee of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs), Mike Vornholt says he would gladly do it all over again. For all that he’s learned and all that he’s done in his job as manager of the power plant, he adds, “I feel like I won...

Spanish language certification

Sister Mary Jo Quinn, Missoula, Mont., recently received certification through the Spanish immersion program of Intercultura Costa Rica School in Sámara, Guanacaste. She completed the three-week session, attending classes four hours each day.Since she began her...

For this, we give thanks

Leading up to and during this week of Thanksgiving, we have asked Sisters and Associates to share their reasons for being thankful this season. Here are some of their thoughts (more to be posted as we receive them): “I am most thankful that I am able to be thankful …...

Welcoming new Associates

Laura Alexander, John Alexander and Sherry Wickenhauser made their commitments as SCL Associates on Sunday, Nov. 24 in Ross Chapel at the Mother House of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. The three just completed their Come & See Year with their sponsors,...

KC alums recognize Sister Susan

Sister Susan Rieke received special recognition from the Kansas City Alumni Council of the University of Saint Mary (USM) during the group's annual fall luncheon on Sunday, Nov. 17. Professor, scholar, poet and advocate for the humanities, Sister Susan retired from...

Rebuilding New Orleans

Fourteen years after Hurricane Katrina wrecked havoc, efforts continue to rebuild homes damaged by the storm and flooding.Located in New Orleans, the House of Charity coordinates volunteer groups to come to the city to assist persons who are poor with rebuilding....

Inaugural award presented

Richard Sack takes to heart the Gospel invitation to serve others. Because of this, he volunteers in prisons, in his church and in other settings in the Leavenworth community where he lives.Without realizing it, by his good works and acts of charity Richard...

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