Justice, Peace, Creation

Official Statements from The Seeking Racial Justice Interest Group,
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

A statement denouncing racial violence.
A statement on the trial and verdict of the George Floyd killing.

“…we are called ever to renew and recreate our works and our witness uniting justice and charity in our lives as servants of the poor.”

-SCL Constitution, Norm 6


At the most recent (2016) Chapter of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth,
members affirmed the following as direction of the religious Community:

We, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

Affirm our call to communion and mission as women of the Church. In the spirit of our heritage, we continue to seek the path of charity and justice in our day. Mindful of the fragility of the earth and of the suffering of God’s people, especially the exploited and marginalized, we commit ourselves to address these critical needs and their systemic causes.

We work in collaboration with others on these issues of national and international concern. Included in this section of the SCL website are links to resources to understand and stay current on a number of issues, including: