Ministry to youth in the Andes

Ministry to youth in the Andes

Since February 1971, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth have had a presence serving the people of Chalaco and the surrounding villages high in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Today, those ministries continue, offered by Hermanas de la Caridad, native Peruvian members...
SCL poem set to video

SCL poem set to video

Sister Marie Carmel Dunning received an early birthday gift on Tuesday, June 11. Staff arranged for her to listen to a poem she wrote in 2009 and audio-recorded in 2010. Stephanie Nash, administrative assistant, SCL Communications, created a video with images to...
News from Peru

News from Peru

School is in session in Chuschi, Peru. Pictured are students in the classroom of Hermana Liduvina Dóminguez Córdova Liduvina, professor of religion at Ramon Castilla School. Her students are analyzing and reflecting upon Biblical texts. This class includes 28 students...
‘Sanctity of Life’ award to Sister Vickie

‘Sanctity of Life’ award to Sister Vickie

Sister Vickie Perkins received the Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann Sanctity of Life Award on May 8 at the Faith in Bloom benefit luncheon hosted by Villa St. Francis. Sister Vickie has been a tireless champion for the rights of all people and the duty of all to create a...
Week 7: Standing Against Racism

Week 7: Standing Against Racism

“It is frequently easier to deplore racism and its effects than to take responsibility for the privileges some of us receive as a result of it. Key to dealing with white privilege is the courage to own it, and the willingness to learn to be accountable to people...
Busy season in Chalaco

Busy season in Chalaco

From Chalaco, Peru, in the Andes Mountains, Hermana Deidy Abad Pulache shares photos of activities including the beginning of a new school year; renewal of vows by the Hermanas; Holy Week and Easter; and preparations for Mother’s Day.  Above, Hermanas Deidy...
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