Advent -- Come, Emmanuel

Advent Resources

As we begin the season of Advent, here are some helpful online resources for prayer and meditation:


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.

Charity Federation
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.

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Sisters Mary Rachel Flynn (left) and Linda Roth were among attendees at the special celebrating the 40th anniversary of El Centro, the agency that provides a range of services to the Spanish-speaking community in the Kansas City area.

The University of Saint Mary (USM) Stefani Doctor of Physical Therapy program will host a health and wellness fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in De Paul Library on the Leavenworth campus, 4100 South 4th Street. The fair is free and open to the public.

Marilyn McKibben, Helena, Mont., donated 200 handcrafted rosaries and necklaces to the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) to be sold to benefit ministries in which SCLs are involved. 
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