World Day for Consecrated Life
World Day for Consecrated Life will be celebrated in the Church on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, and in parishes on the weekend of Feb. 4-5, 2017. Please pray for all those who have made commitments in the consecrated life (vows of poverty, chastity and obedience), and thank them on their special day. For more information, please visit World Day for Consecrated Life.
400th anniversary celebrates Vincentian charism
The beginning of the “way of St. Vincent de Paul,” the beginning of the Vincentian charism dates to Jan. 25, 1617 in the village of Folleville in France. Around the world, members of the Vincentian family will observe this anniversary by living in the spirit of Jesus' words, "I was a stranger, and you welcomed me." Read more.
Partners in Charity
SCLs part of Vincentian Family
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. Visit the National Shrine for more information.
“Growing Up with the 12 Steps” will be the focus of a Recovery Retreat, Feb. 24-26, 2017, facilitated by Rev. Jim Harbaugh, SJ, at Marillac Center, Leavenworth, Kan.
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Find out more here.
Persons of all Christian traditions are invited to participate in Taizé prayer on Thursday, Feb. 2 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.