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Searchable histories online

Four histories of the SCL Community are now digitized and available for reading under the About Us tab in the navigation bar of the website and under the History section (and by clicking the links below). Digitization of the four books also makes possible...

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Christmas dinner for friends, Billings

Vincentians led by Sisters of Charity and SCL Associates are serving a Christmas Dinner for friends who are poor and friends who are homeless in Billings, Mont. The event is set for Saturday, Dec. 21, 10 a.m. to noon at the St. Vincent de Paul Charity...

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Employees recognized

Thirteen employees of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) received recognition on Friday, Dec. 6 in observance of their milestone anniversaries. Recognition occurred during a reception with remarks by the employees' respective supervisors. Honorees include:...

‘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...

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...

Founders’ Awards at Cristo Rey KC

On Friday, Nov. 8, Cristo Rey Kansas City High School, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, presented Founders' Awards to five recipients and also recognized members of the Legacy Society. Pictured at the event above, front row left to...

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