2020 Art Invitational

2020 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...
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...
Building the Halls of Knowledge

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...
LCWR Statement

LCWR Statement

A message from the SCL Council: As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, we stand with the other more than 1300 leaders of Catholic sisters nationwide as we make this statement: The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) joins with the...
Space Age Santa

Space Age Santa

“When the SCL lit up Christmas trees on Mars” by Tonya Crawford, SCL Archivist In late 1959, Christmas was coming and the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth had a brainstorm, which was to create their own Christmas songs. Two compositions, Space Age Santa...
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