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Join us for Taize prayer

Persons of all Christian traditions are invited to participate in Taizé prayer on Thursday, March 5, 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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Exploring grace on Lenten journey

Sister Diane Steele, SCL, president of the University of Saint Mary and theology professor, will facilitate the Lenten Day of Prayer hosted by Marillac Center on Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. “Called to Follow Jesus” is the theme of the day. The...

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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...

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...

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