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“Urged by our charism of Charity, we accept our call to an all-embracing spirit of hospitality in our relationships with one another,…We choose to do this in a spirit of caring collaboration with others, especially with the Vincentian Family.” – Sisters of Charity-Halifax 21st General Chapter, July 2014 Collaboration is fundamental to our mission. Hermandad […]


Charity Earth Network (CEN) Newsletter – April 2016

  The Charity Earth Network was begun in 2016 to respond to the expressed wish of members of the Sisters of Charity Federation to network around Earth issues. The Charity Earth Network is an organization of Sisters and Associates of the Congregations of the Sisters of Charity Federation who are interested in: -reflecting on ecology/the new cosmology/sustainability from the perspective of the Vincentian/Setonian […]


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NGO Newsletter — March 2016
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Vincentian Family Social Justice: Statement and Resource

“Whenever God gives us new neighbors to love and bless, God calls on us to get to know and understand them” (Rolf Jacobson).  Embracing the call of Pope Francis, the Vincentian Family Social Justice Representatives have released a Statement in Support of  Our Muslim Brothers and Sisters. To view, please click here. In this spirit, we […]


NGO News – Fall 2015

Read the latest NGO news from the Sisters of Charity Federation


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.


LCWR Resolutions to Action, Summer 2015

The LCWR Global Concerns Committee shares their 2015 publication of Resolutions to Action (RTA)


NGO News — Summer 2015

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NGO News — Spring 2015

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Vincentian Family of North America


Federation Lifelines — Summer 2014

Hope is the powerful welcoming of a future we choose to create. (Jan Phillips) Sisters of Charity – Convent Station 1. Their quarterly magazine New Dimensions (Winter Spring) includes many interesting articles. The magazine is on their website. One tells of a new ministry formed by the collaboration of the diocese of Paterson and local […]


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines March 2014

A sister of ours in the Federation wrote the following as the conclusion of an article written for February 20th, The International Day of Social Justice. S. Aurea is a member of a group called The Common Front for Social Justice in New Brunswick. They deal with such issues as hunger, just wages and job […]


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines Dec. 2013

A newsletter for Sisters, Associates and friends of the Sisters of Charity Federation.


NGO News — December 2013

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Gathering Affirms Maritime Project’s Focus on Advocacy

Collaborative advocacy for vulnerable persons in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick remains a priority for the four Canadian-based member congregations of the Sisters of Charity Federation, 20 women religious gathered at Bethany Center recently agreed.


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines Oct. 2013

These days when the world news often speaks of violence, death and partisanship it is a blessing to feel as if we are part of an organization that was founded for the sake of international peace and collaboration around economic, social and humanitarian issues. The Sisters of Charity are part of the UN-NGO Community. S. […]


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines (July 2013)

A newsletter for Sisters, Associates and friends of the Sisters of Charity Federation.


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines (June 2013)

A newsletter for Sisters, Associates and friends of the Sisters of Charity Federation.


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines (April 2013)

A newsletter for Sisters, Associates and friends of the Sisters of Charity Federation


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines (March 2013)

A newsletter for Sisters, Associates and friends of the Sisters of Charity Federation


10 Principles of Systemic Change

Background The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have made a huge impact on the lives of billions, but there is still much more to be done to address extreme poverty, diseases and environmental crises. The global development agenda for the period after 2015 will build on the progress made on the MDGs while confronting persistent inequalities […]


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines (Feb. 2013)

Sisters of Charity Federation Strategic Plan-Goal 2 The Sisters of Charity Federation will effect systemic change by addressing issues of social justice for those living in poverty. Imagine what a force we could be if we could focus together on an issue of social justice as a federation. Each congregation  is  already engaged in many […]


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines (Jan. 2013)

The Sisters of Charity Federation will carry forth into the future our shared charism as it enfleshes our Mission and Vision. This will require of us deep contemplation and prophetic action — Federation Strategic Plan Reflection on the Strategic Plan: “This is the first time in the history of the Church that young women are more […]


Charity Federation Connections — Lifelines (Nov. 2012)

A newsletter for Sisters, Associates and friends of the Sisters of Charity Federation