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of vocational events and meet our Sisters.
Saint Louise de Marillac, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
and Mother Mary Xavier Mehegan we are faithful
to our charism of charity as we engage ourselves in
education, health care, diocesan and parish ministry, counseling, spiritual direction and retreats,
homes for the aged, adult literacy programs, social
services and advocacy for the poor and oppressed.
We serve in 17 dioceses, El Salvador, Central
America and Haiti. For more information about
us and living BOUNDLESS CHARITY IN YOUR
LIFE AND WORK please contact the Office of
Vocation Promotion and Admissions, P. O. Box
476, Convent Station, NJ 07961-0476; (973)
290-5325. E-mail us at choosecharity@yahoo.
com or visit us at www.SCNJ.org. Find us on
Facebook by searching ChooseCharityAlways;
Twitter@SisterPelican; Instagram@ChooseChar-ity. See our web ad at vocationnetwork.org.
Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill (S.C.) Prayer,
service, and life in community are the primary principles upon which the sisters carry out their mission,
which is to reveal the reality and beauty of God’s love
to people in need. The sisters administer and staff
educational institutions from preschools through
universities; serve in Christian formation; chaplaincy,
counseling, pastoral, medical, and social services.
They are represented primarily in the Dioceses of
Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Arizona.
Contact: Sr. Barbara Ann Smelko, S.C., 144 DePaul
Center Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601; (724) 836-0406
ext. 6622; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.scsh.org.
See our web ad at vocationnetwork.org.
Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida (SCSJA) Gifted with a 200-year tradition of vowed service with
and among the poor, we choose again to be one with
Jesus Christ and the powerless. We are rooted in the
Gospel by dedicating ourselves to the love, empowerment, service and evangelization of the poor through
a fourth vow. As an international community, we
minister in 33 countries in a diversity of ministries.
Committed to living in community, we invite women
of daring love and faith to come join with us as we
stand with and work among the powerless and the
poor. Sr. Kathy Lundwall, S.C.S.J.A., 8560 North
76th Place, Milwaukee, WI 53223; (414) 354-9233;
e-mail: email@example.com; website: www.scsja.org.
Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin
Mary (B.V.M.) Established in 1833, the
Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary continue
to follow in the footsteps of our Irish foundress, Mary
Frances Clarke, responding to God’s love and serving
wherever the need is the greatest. We find strength in
our faith in God, in one another, and with the people
we serve. Our core values—freedom, education,
charity and justice—guide our lives and choice of
ministry as educators, pastoral ministers, counselors,
advocates for the elderly and immigrants, and in the
ministry of prayer. Our commitment includes joining
with others to work for justice and to care for Earth.
Trust and a spirit of joy enlivens our community as
God’s love frees us. This freedom calls us to honor
diversity, to act against injustice, and stand humbly
before God with gratitude. For more information,
contact Initial Membership Director; 1100 Carmel
Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52003; (563) 588-2351;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.
Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate
Word (CCVI), Houston, TX We are
called by God to make his love visible
today. We participate in God’s healing
mission by caring for the sick, elderly, young
adults, and children. Our Lord Jesus Christ
suffering in the multitude of the sick and infirm
of every kind seeks relief at YOUR HANDS. We
serve in Central America, Kenya, Ireland and
United States. Can you hear God calling you? To
continue your discernment, please contact Sr. Kim
Phuong Tran or Sr. Francesca Kearns:
See ad on page 74. Code #061.
Sisters of Christian Charity (S.C.C.) The Sisters of Christian Charity, an international, active
apostolic congregation serving in eight countries,
exists to live and make visible the love of Christ in
the world today. The charism of Blessed Pauline
von Mallinckrodt, foundress, impels the sisters to
be women of faith with “joyous youthful enthusiasm and energy” that is the fruit of intimacy with
Jesus in the Eucharist. Assumption College for
Sisters is a two-year liberal arts college sponsored
by the Sisters of Christian Charity, dedicated to
educating women called to a life of consecration to
God and of service in the Roman Catholic Church.
SCC Eastern Province: Sr. Bernadette McCauley;
973-543-6528 x 274; e-mail: sbernadette@scceast.
org; www.scceast.org; FaceBook: sistersofchris-tiancharity.
See ad on page 131. Code #212.
Sisters of Holy Cross (C.S.C.) We are an International Congregation of apostolic women
founded by Blessed Basil Moreau in 1841 and
share in the Holy Cross Family of Sisters, Brothers,
Priests, and Lay Associates. We honor the God of
Jesus Christ in each one of us, our communities,
the earth and the cosmos. We choose to empower
LIFE to reclaim its rights, to overcome injustice
through our “no” to all forms of violence and
through our mutually responsible interdependence. We minister in the fields of education,
health care, social work, and parish ministry
in the United States, Canada, Haiti, Peru, Mali,
Burkina Faso, Italy and Vietnam. Through Interregional Mission Groups, the sister, lay associates
and companions seek to network and accompany
groups that are most at risk like women, children,
youth and immigrants as well as care for the earth.
Together we are on the path of resurrection of
the world. Will you join us? Contact: pmaurier@
comcast.net ; www.sistersofholycross.org
See ad on page 11. Code #191.
Sisters of Mary Reparatrix (S.M.R.) We are
Sisters of Mary Reparatrix, an international congregation called to a mission of reparation and
reconciliation in union with Mary, who are rooted
in the love of Christ, led by the Spirit, to manifest
the tender love of God for the world. Sharing
our lives in prayer, service and community, the
Sisters are present in 22 countries and number
511 world-wide. We are 19 Sisters in the United
States. Our presence is in Michigan, New York,
Florida, California, Ohio, Pennsylvania. We have
two retreat houses-Riverview and Port Huron,
Michigan. Our ministries include prayer, retreat
work, spiritual direction, parish ministry, altar
breads, music/art ministries, hospital/nursing
home visitation, and computer work. We were
founded by Emilie d’Oultremont, d’Hooghvorst
(Mother Mary of Jesus) in 1854, who was beatified in 1997. Sr. Joan Pricoli, 17320 Grange Rd.,
Riverview, MI 48193; (734) 285-4510, e-mail:
email@example.com; websites: www.smr.org
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas (R.S.M.) We
are an international community of Roman
Catholic women who dedicate our lives to God
through vows of poverty, chastity, obedience and
service. For more than 180 years, motivated by
the Gospel of Jesus and inspired by the spirit of
our founder, Catherine McAuley, we respond to
the continually changing needs of the times. We
serve in the communities where we live as doctors,
nurses, health care technicians, chaplains,
ministers, lawyers, paralegals, advocates, teachers,
professors, librarians, counselors, therapists,
case managers, social workers, spiritual directors
and theologians. We sponsor and serve in
more than 200 organizations that work with
those in need in the U.S., Central and South
America, Jamaica, Guam and the Philippines.
Share the mission of mercy: www.sistersofmercy.
blog; www.facebook.com/MercySisters; www.
firstname.lastname@example.org. See our web
ad at vocationnetwork.org.
See ad on page 129. Code #063.