Drive ‘warms hearts’ again this year

Drive ‘warms hearts’ again this year

On behalf of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Associates of Helena, Mont., thank you! “Warm Hearts: new blanket and towel drive to gift the poor on Valentine’s Day” donated 126 new blankets and 219 new towel sets to: Family Promise, Florence Crittenton Home,...
Activity director receives national recognition

Activity director receives national recognition

Kaitlin Findeisen, wellness/activity director for the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs), recently received the EnerG® Director of the Year Award during a national meeting in Dallas. EnerG® is a division of Aegis Therapies that contracts with the SCL Community...
Volunteers enhance hospitality

Volunteers enhance hospitality

A welcoming environment is a key selling point of Marillac Retreat and Spirituality Center of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. In recent months, the addition of volunteers to meet, greet and orient program participants to the facility has further enhanced this...
Surprise and delight for Sister Noel

Surprise and delight for Sister Noel

It’s true in the good sense: what goes around, comes around. Caught totally unaware, Sister Marie Noel Bruch received a special gift today in gratitude for her kindness and generosity. This past summer during the SCL and SCL Associate gatherings in Leavenworth, Sister...
A birthday to remember

A birthday to remember

It happened spontaneously! One of those moments when you realize God is asking something of you! It was August, and I went to ask our new pastor, Father Adam Haake, if I could use the gym at Coronation of Our Lady Parish, Grandview, Mo., for a simple celebration of my...
Prison ministry extends reach with seasonal gifts

Prison ministry extends reach with seasonal gifts

What started small with three volunteers over 25 years ago has continued as a regular and faithful ministry with 20 volunteers, approximately 12 of whom meet every Wednesday with inmates of the Lansing Correctional Facility, Lansing, Kan. In two different sections of...
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