Archived News

“A Light shines in the darkness … The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:5,14

May the birth of Jesus
bring you peace and joy.


Feast of the Immaculate Conception

S. Pat Wilson’s homily/reflection for December 8th Renovation of Vows Mass at Caritas.


Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul

Click here to read a special edition of our newsletter, Charity Alive. It’s full of Vincentian spirituality and collaboration with the Vincentian Family.


Golden Jubilarians

Our Lady of Providence Band celebrated their Golden Jubilee this year. One dictionary defines this valuable moment of jubilee as a season of joyful celebration. The year 2016 is truly a time of immense gratitude, a happy season in which the four of us recall the story of our lives, the story that God has […]


Sisters met for their annual Assembly in Halifax, Aug 18-21…. a lively, spirit-filled gathering.  Time of Trouble, an opera based on a period of the Congregation’s history, was performed on Friday night.  This set the tone for Saturday and Sunday, as Sisters asked themselves, “What future is worthy of this past?”


Justice, Peace and Care of our Common Home

We welcome Melissa Gibilaro to the new position of Co-ordinator of Justice, Peace and Care of Our Common Home for the Congregation.  Melissa took on the role in early July, based in the New York Office. She’ll be working closely with the Global Concerns Resource Team to explore how our Sisters and Associates are serving […]


LifeWay House 2 is now open

LifeWay Network is pleased to announce that LifeWay House 2, a new safe house in the New York City metro area dedicated to women survivors of human trafficking, welcomed its first resident on April 27. Sister Joan Dawber is founder and Executive Director of LifeWay Network.


Happy 100th Birthday to Sister Rita Cummings!

  Sister Rita Cummings was joined by family and friends as she celebrated her 100th birthday over the weekend at Elizabeth Seton Residence in Wellesley, MA. A joyous celebration of an amazing milestone!  Happy Birthday Sister Rita!


Chaplain, part-time

Position: Chaplain, part-time for Sisters of Charity-Halifax at Caritas Residence and Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, NS

Deadline for applications is April 15, 2016


Pray It Forward

March 8 -14 is National Catholic Sisters Week in the United States.

Funded by a grant by NCSW, a group of congregations in the Upper Mississippi River Valley have put together a new social justice campaign called Pray It Forward – six 1-minute videos focusing on human trafficking, environmental practices and other justice issues.


Sister Florence Patrice Nearing Celebrates 100th Birthday!

Sisters, family and friends were happy to share in S. Florence Patrice’s special day at Caritas Residence in Halifax, NS


Rose’s Project

A group of Associates and Sisters in Halifax, NS are in the final stages of an important new endeavor called, Rose’s Project.


May We Be the Face of Mercy – by S. Eileen Schulenburg

S. Eileen Schulenburg discusses a call to mercy that has personally touched her heart and invited her through the life of a woman who has been incarcerated for several years.


El Salvador: What is the yes that God is inviting me to today? – by S. Maryanne Ruzzo

S. Maryanne Ruzzo writes of her experiences from a recent trip to EL Salvador with the LCWR and SHARE.


Vicentinas Yearly Gathering at Daughters of Charity in Lima, Peru

Sisters Kay Conroy and Martha Loo joined the Vicentinas in Lima, Peru recently for their annual meeting.


Coordinator of Justice, Peace and Care of Our Common Home

Deadline for applications is January 30, 2016.


Coordinator of Care and Community Life for Mount Saint Vincent Wellesley

Deadline for applications is February 20, 2016.


100th Birthday Celebrations for Sister Irene Amirault!

Sister Irene Amirault recently celebrated an incredible 100 years!


Have you received your 2015 Christmas Appeal?

Our 2015 Christmas appeal is arriving in mailboxes now!


New York Jubilarians Celebrate in Bellmore, NY

Celebrating New York Jubilarians, Sisters Noreen Cleary and Millie Schubert.


Lightening Our Carbon Footprint

“We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future”
Earth Charter Preamble


A Presentation by Sister Nuala Kenny

Sister Nuala recently gave a presentation on The Canadian Supreme Court and Challenges to the Tradition of a Good Death at Saint Benedict’s Parish in Halifax, NS.


January 4th – Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

 Click here to read more about the remarkable life of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton


Sisters of Charity – Halifax Honoured with Magis Award

The Jesuit Centre of Spirituality honored the Sisters of Charity – Halifax with their seventh Magis Award on Saturday, October 31st for for their key role in the life of the church in Halifax and their many years of dedicated service to the communities of Halifax.