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An Advent question
by Therese Horvat, SCLA
What can I give Him, poor as I am?
If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb;
If I were a wise man, I would do my part;
Yet what can I give Him?
Give Him my heart.
Christina G. Rossetti, 1872
From time immemorial, from anatomy to literature to spirituality, the heart represents life and vitality, love and caring, right thinking and seeing. Giving someone your heart is a big deal. Read more.


Help yourself to these links to resources and information

SCL Archives blog post: “A Shouting Sister? Mother Xavier Ross and the Second Great Awakening”

Stop Trafficking newsletter

400th Anniversary -- Vincentian charism -- this year marks 400 years since two events dramatically influenced the life and spirit of St. Vincent de Paul. 

FamVin -- learn about the "family" of organizations that trace their roots to St. Vincent de Paul.

Future of Charity blog -- prayers, reflections from group of recently vowed members and women in formation with religious congregations from the Sisters of Charity Federation.

Global Sisters Report -- online community that reports on and gives voice to women religious around the world.

Leadership Conference of Women Religious -- an association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States.

NETWORK -- advocates for justice, inspired by Catholic Sisters.

Religious Formation Conference -- programs and ongoing formation for Sisters.

Sisters of Charity Federation -- made up of 12 unique congregations who recognize their particular spirit in the charism of the tradition of Charity founded by St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. 

UISG -- International Union of Superior Generals.

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops -- resources for prayer, worship and information from the U.S. bishops.



Latest News

An exhibit that opened in mid-November at the Santa Monica History Museum pays tribute to Saint John's Health Center and the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth who opened the hospital 75 years ago. Now named Providence Saint John's, the hospital is sponsored by the Providence St. Joseph Health Co-Sponsors Council.
For her years of service and dedication to children at Mount Saint Vincent, Denver, Sister Roberta Furey received the Spirit of Saint Vincent Award presented at the Silver Bell Ball on Saturday, Nov. 11. 
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