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Join us for Taize prayer

Persons of all Christian traditions are invited to participate in Taizé prayer on Thursday, Feb. 6, 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.Taizé...

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Day to combine prayer, clay

Two Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth artists will facilitate a playful and contemplative approach to shaping earthenware clay while exploring transformation during a day of prayer titled “I am the potter …” on Saturday, Feb. 22 in Marillac Center,...

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Brushes with saints

Two different times in her life as a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth, Sister Dolores Erman has had encounters with a saint and with a person who knew one.First, the brush with a saint by association. Around 1966, while serving as principal of a grade...

Statement on Climate Crisis

With the belief that climate change is real, it's a crisis, and it requires our immediate action and prayers, the 22 members of the Care of Creation Committee of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth have approved the following statement. The Benedictine...

SCL leader to keynote gathering in Rome

Sister Constance Phelps will give the keynote address on Saturday, Jan. 11, for the international meeting of the Vincentian Family in Rome, Italy. Sister Constance is Community Director of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs). Two additional SCLs...

Being a presence at the border

Following her December 2019 volunteer experience assisting migrants in Tucson, Ariz., two contrasting images remain with Sister Phyllis Stowell, SCL.She will never forget the rows of barbed wire at the border crossing in Nogales, Mexico, an hour south of...

2019 in review

Among highlights of 2019, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) Community demonstrated continuing commitment to working for justice, peace and integrity of creation, and engaged in collaborative efforts in support and furtherance of its...

Happy New Year!

May you experience an abundance of blessings in 2020 -- a year filled with good people, good health, good times and good memories. May we all experience peace -- in our hearts, our homes, our cities, our countries, our world. 

Pope’s World Day of Peace message

On the 53rd World Day of Peace, Jan. 1, 2020, Pope Francis has issued a message titled “Peace as a Journey of Hope: Dialogue, Reconciliation and Ecological Conversion.”  The pope calls peace a journey of listening based on memory, solidarity and...

Students gifted with special statues

A team effort involving staff and Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) provided both a learning experience and a gift for each student at Xavier Catholic School this month on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.This fall, Pam Wranich, SCL human...

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