S.Mary loved teaching. In addition to the students, she worked well with superintendents and supervisors, and had very good relationships with parents. She was sad to be leaving a ministry that had given her so much satisfaction. But times were changing and her life was moving on.
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.
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.
Women and Children in La Victoria, Peru Were Touched by New and Exciting Projects – by Sister Gabriela Villela
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Meet Sister Kathleen Crowley, member of the Congregational Leadership team.
The following is a snippet of S. Mary Beth Moore’s conversation with S. Camille D’Arienzo (National Catholic Reporter -June 23, 2015) “How do I pray? This is very hard to put into words, but maybe an analogy would help. I am a singer, and music is very important to me. All my life, I’ve sung […]
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.”
“I want to work with people, that’s what I’m best at.”
At its 20th General Chapter in July, close to 200 delegates from across Canada, eastern United States, Bermuda and Peru met in Halifax to decide on future directions and choose a new leadership team.
S. Margaret is the first point of contact for people who are homeless, depressed, angry, addicted, etc., who are looking for help at Boston Medical Center.
Sister Ruth Anne Brighton is a caregiver, a teacher and an advocate for people with special needs. She sees a spirituality in special needs children that she can’t quite define. She believes they have a connection with nature and they teach us to just be in it. “You don’t have to do anything. Look. Listen. Be,” she says.
S. Sylvia Bellefontaine takes her position as a palliative care volunteer at the Glace Bay General Hospital seriously. She’s adamant that “a person does not die alone”. As a Sister of Charity-Halifax, S. Sylvia feels this is where her call is — to be present with those who are dying.
“I love the children. I just love serving them.” This is how S. Maureen Bernius describes her current ministry as the School Nurse at Saint Francis of Assisi School is Astoria, NY.
Sister Edna has served as a spiritual director for 25 years, journeying with persons from all walks of life.
For the past 12 years, Sister Anne has practiced and offered Centering Prayer to others. Her only desire now is to help people find their true self and deepen their union with God.
Sister Angela Stodolski teaches penmanship at the De La Salle School in Freeport, NY
Sister Joanne Kmiec’s deep-rooted care for the earth goes back to her youth and the influence of her forward-thinking parents
Sister Grazyna shares her story about being a teacher with breast cancer and about students who support raising money for the cause.
Sister Pat Wilson is a Community Chaplain, working with men and women returning from federal prisons, helping them reintegrate into their communities.
It is that spirit of community service that brought Sister Eileen Therese Boyle to the Westlock District Food Bank Association 10 years ago.
For Sister Gertie Jocksch, seeing God in everything is not just a theory, but a way of life
The seeds of hope planted by the Seton Way Group from Edmonton, AB keep growing in La Victoria, Peru.
Sister Mary Sweeney is a campus minister at Boston College in Massachusetts.
“We as Sisters of Charity-Halifax need to be a voice for the voiceless.”