Anne Harvey with Japanese dogwood

    Meet Sister Anne Harvey

    S. Anne says much of her ministry consists of helping people recognize their own goodness and God’s unconditional love for them. And encouraging them to respond to that love by discerning how the Spirit calls them to grow in love every day. “My ministry doesn’t feel at all like a job,” she says. “It feels like my life.”

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    Bermuda Celebrates 125

    A Mass to celebrate 125 years of Sisters’ service in Bermuda was held at Saint
    Patrick’s Church on Feb. 15.

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    Celebrating Mother Seton’s Canonization

    To mark the 40th anniversary of her canonization, the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, MD will have special displays and events. For details, especially on the Sept 12-14 celebrations, go to

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    Year of Consecrated Life

    In 2013, Pope Francis declared that a Year of Consecrated Life (YCL) be celebrated throughout the world.

    YCL will begin on the First Sunday of Advent, November 30, 2014. It will close on the World Day of Consecrated Life, February 2, 2016.

    Follow the Sisters of Charity – Halifax on Facebook and Instagram and watch for the hashtag #joyfulwitness

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    Chapter Statement

    In the summer of 2014 Sisters of Charity – Halifax developed a directional statement to guide the Congregation for the coming years.

    For insight into the theology of hospitality, click here to download an excerpt from Integritas, the published talks that issued from a round-table discussion at Boston College in the spring of 2013. While the purpose of the discussion was related to campus life, Aurelie Hagstrom’s theology of hospitality is helpful for us as we live into our Chapter statement.

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