Brushes with saints

Brushes with saints

Two different times in her life as a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth, Sister Dolores Erman has had encounters with a saint and with a person who knew one. First, the brush with a saint by association. Around 1966, while serving as principal of a grade school in Grand...
Statement on Climate Crisis

Statement on Climate Crisis

With the belief that climate change is real, it’s a crisis, and it requires our immediate action and prayers, the 22 members of the Care of Creation Committee of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth have approved the following statement. The Benedictine Sisters...
SCL leader to keynote gathering in Rome

SCL leader to keynote gathering in Rome

Sister Constance Phelps will give the keynote address on Saturday, Jan. 11, for the international meeting of the Vincentian Family in Rome, Italy. Sister Constance is Community Director of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs).  Two additional SCLs and two...
Being a presence at the border

Being a presence at the border

Following her December 2019 volunteer experience assisting migrants in Tucson, Ariz., two contrasting images remain with Sister Phyllis Stowell, SCL. She will never forget the rows of barbed wire at the border crossing in Nogales, Mexico, an hour south of Tucson...
2019 in review

2019 in review

Among highlights of 2019, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) Community demonstrated continuing commitment to working for justice, peace and integrity of creation, and engaged in collaborative efforts in support and furtherance of its mission. Working for...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

May you experience an abundance of blessings in 2020 — a year filled with good people, good health, good times and good memories. May we all experience peace — in our hearts, our homes, our cities, our countries, our...
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