Week 3: Standing Against Racism

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 to confront...
‘Stirring waters’ through advocacy

‘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 conference has...
Flooding devastation widespread

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 of the...
Join us for Earth Fest 2019

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

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 from May 1,...
Week 2: Standing Against Racism

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 lead to...
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