Year of Mercy
Communities gather in prayer
for victims and survivors in Orlando
The University of Saint Mary (USM) and SCL Mother House communities, including housekeeping, maintenance, faculty, staff, students, CNAs, SCLs, SCLAs and Aramark employees, gathered Monday afternoon, June 13, in Ross Chapel for a prayer service to remember the victims and families of the tragic Orlando shooting.
Sister Diane Steele, USM President, presided, reminding of the importance of our love and support to each other and to our world in the face of another senseless loss of human life. Prayers of petition
Prayer for Year of Mercy -- Pope Francis
Vincentian Family Statement in Support of Our Muslim Brothers and Sisters
See below for explanation of Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth connection with Vincentian Family.
Click here for helpful resources for the Year of Mercy.
Partners in Charity
Vincentian Family connection
The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth are part of the worldwide Vincentian family -- living the charism of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac.
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth are members of the Charity Federation, a group of communities of women religious who trace their roots to Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac and Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton.
The National Shrine
of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
In 1809, Elizabeth Ann Seton founded the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s in Emmitsburg, Md., the first community for religious women established in the United States. Her legacy now includes religious congregations in the United States and Canada – including many Sisters of Charity – whose members work to address the unmet needs of people living in poverty. Mother Seton was the first citizen born in the United States to be given the title of “Saint.” Her remains are entombed in Emmitsburg in the Basilica at the National Shrine that bears her name.
Five Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) will celebrate their Golden Jubilees on Sunday, June 26 with a Mass of Thanksgiving and receptions at the Mother House, Leavenworth, Kan. Click the headline for photos and bios of the jubilarians and click here for a video clip
The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth invite young women ages 21 to 30 to consider sharing their talents and gifts by partnering as volunteers in ministry.