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35th Anniversary SCLA 3-Part Assembly

As we celebrate our 35th anniversary as SCL Associates, longing to be made new in our commitments, we take time to reflect and pray about these foundational topics:Catholic Social Teaching, Charism, and Mission. Below are videos and resources on Catholic Social...

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Resources for Integral Ecology

An 8-week Integral Ecology Reflection INTRODUCTION As biological beings how do we see ourselves and the living world around us as part of the "greatest story ever told"?Put your thoughts into words - or drawings.       Integral ecology is a concept recently...

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Art Invitational

The Sisters and Associates of Charity Invite you to enter into a place of contemplation and refreshment. Be nourished within your spirit by the beauty of the arts as all true art is but the foreshadowing of an encounter with The Holy. You may choose to comment on your...

SCL Elects New Leadership Team

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCL) held their 19th Community Chapter in late February. The Chapter, convened every six years, meets to elect community leadership and promote the spiritual and apostolic vitality of the community. The Chapter theme, “Now, with...

Vincentian Charism Award 2021

SCLs Present Vincentian Charism Award The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) have announced that Kathy Dean of Raymore, Mo., is the third recipient of the Community’s recently established Vincentian Charism Award. “Those who nominated Kathy for this award said...

Ecological Concern Leads SCL to Plant Butterfly Garden

Over 2 years ago, some members of the SCL Care of Creation committee attended a Sierra Club event on monarch butterflies, led by Dr. Chip Taylor. They learned that monarchs, like many pollinators, are imperiled. While butterflies are fun to watch, they and other...

Building the Halls of Knowledge

“BUILDING THE HALLS OF KNOWLEDGE: THE EARLY YEARS OF SAINT MARY COLLEGE” BY TONYA CRAWFORD, SCL ARCHIVIST In the early 20th century, education was on the rise, and this rise was met by Mother Mary Berchmans and others, who saw the need for increased education and...

2022 Catholic Sisters Week

Catholic Sisters Week takes place from March 8-14 each year. The 2022 theme is Celebrating Traditions, Changing the World. Catholic Sisters Week shines a light on the spirituality, mission, and community building of women religious! The Catholic Sisters Week website...

Sisters of Charity Federation Releases Letter

Sisters of Charity Federation Releases Letter In February, in acknowledgment of and with respect to Black History Month in the United States and Canada, the Sisters of Charity Federation shared the following letter (below) with Sisters who are members of the...

25th Jubilee Celebration

Sisters celebrated with Sister Vicki Lichtenauer at her 25th Jubilee Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 12. Mass was celebrated in Ross Hall Chapel with a special lunch afterward with family and invited guests. Below are photos of Sister Vicki’s celebration—it was a...

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