“You must realize that
authority is not to be
wielded absolutely,
but charitably.”

St. Louise de Marillac

 

Sisters of Charity Federation of North America

The Sisters of Charity Federation of North America is a voluntary membership association of 13 congregations of women religious that number more than 2,700 Sisters. Impelled by Christ’s love and joined together in the mission of Charity, the Sisters of Charity Federation responds to the cries of people living in poverty and on the margins. Their mission in the Church continues the original values of Saints Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac and Elizabeth Ann Seton.

The Sisters and Daughters of Charity serve throughout the United States, Canada and in 24 other countries in various capacities: education and administration, social services, health care, senior housing and care for the aged, pastoral care, youth services, human services and homeless shelters, advocacy, community centers, nonprofits, inner-city ministries and many more.

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Sharing Our Love of the Earth

The Laudato Si’ Action Platform invites us to become a community of participatory action and advocacy, for the Earth and the poor. Did you know that the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati have 14 people from other countries working at Mother Margaret Hall? In order to learn more about them, the countries they come from and how climate change is affecting their home countries, Sisters Jean Miller and Mary Ann Humbert are interviewing them. In this video we hear from Felicia, originally from Nigeria.