Helpful resources

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth invite women between the ages of 18 to 45 to a time of prayer, service, input, discussion and reflection about vocations to religious life. We will meet at the House of Charity in New Orleans over Labor Day weekend, Sept.   1-4, and work to help those still affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Contact Sister Vicki Lichtenauer, SCL vocation director, for more information or see the flier.  

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


Intermittent rain and cloudy skies didn't dampen spirits at the total eclipse event hosted on Aug. 21 at the SCL Mother House. Sister Eileen Haynes enjoyed as Pam Wranich tried to catch a glimpse through the clouds. 
Over 60 participants recently attended a Marillac Center retreat facilitated by Sister Kathleen Duffy, SSJ (left), and based on the mysticism of Father Teilhard de Chardin, Jesuit priest and paleontologist. 

Sister Mary Rosaleen Driscoll celebrated her 70th Jubilee as a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth on Aug. 15 in Topeka, Kan., where she has lived, worshipped and ministered for 28 years. She renewed her vows before Father Tim Haberkorn, pastor, Sacred Heart Parish.
The practice of Taize prayer -- open to persons of all Christian traditions -- will resume on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in Annunciation Chapel on the campus of the Mother House of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, 4200 S. 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kan. 

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