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May 2 Taize final for season

Persons of all Christian traditions are invited to Taizé prayer on Thursday, May 2 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. The May service will be...

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SCL named academic dean

Regis College has announced the appointment of Sister Susan K. Wood, PhD, as the college’s first female academic dean, effective Aug. 1, 2019.Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in the Kansas City area, Sister Susan, a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth...

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Week 3: Standing Against Racism

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) are joining other members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in participating in a social media campaign to raise awareness about the scourge of racism and the importance of standing together...

‘Stirring waters’ through advocacy

The rich content and the energy and enthusiasm of participants – many of whom were young people – impressed Sister Réjane Cytacki and John Shively, who attended this year’s Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C., April 5-8.Started in 2003, this...

Flooding devastation widespread

Flooding in Nebraska has reached near epic proportions this spring with 81 of the state’s 93 counties plus five tribal areas declaring emergencies. Sister Catherine Bones, pastoral associate, St. James Catholic Parish, Kearney, Neb., says that in the midst...

Join us for Earth Fest 2019

It's free and family-friendly and promises to be fun for people of all ages. Join us for Earth Fest 2019 on Sunday, April 28 from noon to 3 p.m. in the front circle drive of the Mother House of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, 4200 South 4th Street,...

Silent days for retreat

Marillac Center, the retreat and spirituality center of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, is offering two opportunities for silent retreat days in early May.Guests are invited to come for a single day on May 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or for a few days...

Week 2: Standing Against Racism

Our hope for a better future lies in the rise of a deeper commitment to antiracist work by increasing numbers of individuals and groups engaged in consciousness-raising discussions examining white privilege, systemic racism, and racist practices which will...

Principles key to ecumenical dialogue

Tracing the steps evolving to and from the Protestant Reformation and more recent developments directed toward unity, Sister Susan Wood, theologian, identified landmark dates in the history of ecumenical dialogue. Sister Susan, professor and chair of the...

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