COVID-19 precautions adopted

COVID-19 precautions adopted

During this unprecedented time of concerns related to COVID-19 and its impact on vulnerable populations, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) are taking precautionary measures in their Leavenworth, Kan., facilities. Effective March 13 and until future notice,...
SCL receives Mayoral Award

SCL receives Mayoral Award

Sister Vickie Perkins received the Mayor’s Award for Community Service during the Feb. 25 meeting of the Leavenworth City Commission. Sister Vickie is pictured with Mayor Myron Griswold, who presented the award. The City of Leavenworth initiated this award in 2019 to...
On the road with Sister Lin

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 advanced emergency...
A New Report from Occupied Territory

A New Report from Occupied Territory

In 1966, James Baldwin wrote a famous essay entitled, “A Report from Occupied Territory.” In it, he discusses systemic racism, something which he felt was inherent in the policing of African American communities. In response to the recent killing of George Floyd, John...
When a General came to St. Mary’s

When a General came to St. Mary’s

Monday, May 25, was Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember those who have died in military service on behalf of the United States. For many, the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., is an often frequented place to remember and celebrate...
‘Warm hearts’ in Helena

‘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 Johnson and Linda...
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