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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 t wo-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. S.C.C. Eastern
Province: Sr. Bernadette McCauley, S.C.C.; 973-543-
6528 x 274; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; scceast.
org; Facebook: sistersofchristiancharity.
See ad on page 35. Code #212.
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, healthcare 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: sistersofmercy.org/become-a-sister; sistersofmercy.org/blog; facebook.com/
MercySisters; twitter.com/SistersofMercy; Instagram.
email@example.com. See our online
ad at VocationNetwork.org.
See ad on page 33. Code #063.
Sisters of Notre Dame (S.N.D.) [Sisters
of Our Lady] Looking for something
more in life? How to turn your passion
into your purpose? We’re overjoyed that you’re
exploring how God is calling you to live out your
vocation. We encourage you to see how the Sisters of
Notre Dame may be a part of God’s dream for you. Each
one of us has answered God’s call uniquely. We’re called
from all walks of life at various times of our life, from
different careers, cultures, and collective experiences,
united in global connectedness and family spirit. Learn
about our stories and our life-changing ministries at
www.snd-vocations.org and www.snd1.org. You’ll
discover that we’re an apostolic congregation, living in
joyful simplicity as contemplatives in action through
prayer and ministry that responds to today’s needs. Let
us support you wherever you are in your journey, and
help you envision what is possible for your life through
Christ’s love. Contact us to start the conversation:
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur ( S.N.D.deN.) We
live lives of prayer and community. Our mission is to
share the goodness of God with others, particularly those
most in need. We are involved in education from preschool through university and adult education, religious
and pastoral ministry, social services advocating for
justice and human dignity, and projects geared towards
a healthy environment and care of the earth. Founded
by St. Julie Billart, we are an international community.
We have celebrated 175+ years of service in the
United States, joyfully seeking to make known God’s
goodness in our time. For more information, please
contact us: Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Sr. Nancy
Uhl, S.N.D.deN., Vocations Coordinator, 131 W. 64th
Street, Los Angeles, CA 90003; 213-447-5070; email:
firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.snddenusa.org.
See ad on page 31. Code #065.
Sisters of Our Lady of Sion (N.D.S.) We are an
international congregation of religious women, joined
Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth
(S.C.) As women of prayer, rooted in
community and committed to the mission
of Jesus Christ, we are compelled by his
love to make God known in the world. We work with
and for the poor, to alleviate suffering and dispel ignorance and promote justice in all our ministries. In the
spirit of Saint Vincent de Paul, 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, healthcare, 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. Email us at choos-
email@example.com or visit us at www.SCNJ.org. Find
us on Facebook by searching ChooseCharityAlways;
Twitter@SisterPelican; Instagram@ChooseCharity. See
our online 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. The gifts and talents of new
members are fully supported and incorporated into the
outreach ministries of the congregation beyond those
ministries listed here. Contact: Sr. Barbara Ann Smelko,
S.C., 144 DePaul Center Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601;
724-836-0406 ext. 6622; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.
scsh.org. See our online ad at VocationNetwork.org.
Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida (S.C.S.J.A.) 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 Lund wall,
S.C.S.J.A., 8560 North 76th Place, Milwaukee, WI
53223; 414-354-9233; email: email@example.com; website:
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, CCVI; vocationoffice@CCVI-VDM.org;
See ad on page 139. Code #061.
Sisters of Christian Charity (S.C.C.) The Sisters of
Christian Charity, an international, active apostolic con-
gregation serving in eight countries, exists to live and
make visible the love of Christ in the world today. The
by Associates and Friends, called to witness to God´s
faithful love as revealed in the scriptures for the Jewish
people and all humanity. The Word of God is central
to our lives as we seek to integrate a three-fold com-
mitment: to the Church, the Jewish people, and to a
world of justice, peace, and love. Our vocation calls
us to work against all forms of prejudice, oppression,
and marginalization. In each of our ministries, we
seek to respond to the biblical call to freedom and the
imperative to “hear the cries of the poor.” Ministries
include: Jewish-Christian and interfaith dialogue,
education, social work, community development,
parish ministry, spirituality, biblical studies and cat-
echetics, intercultural work, and work with youth and
indigenous peoples. Sion communities are located
around the world. The Congregation is comprised
of two branches, Active and Contemplative Sisters.
Contact: Sr. Celia Deutsch, N.D.S.; celia.deutsch@
gmail.com or firstname.lastname@example.org; sistersof-
Sisters of Our Mother of Divine Grace (S.M.D.G.) We
are an emerging community of consecrated life, established in the Diocese of Saginaw, Michigan, in 2010, under the direction of Bishop Joseph Cistone. We endeavor to live and work for the fulfillment of Jesus’ prayer:
“that they may be one.” Through the evangelical vows
of poverty, chastity, and obedience, we reflect more fully
Christ’s Paschal Mystery. Since the Holy Spirit worked
marvels of grace through her life-giving “fiat,” we unite
with Mary, the Mother of Divine Grace, in our efforts to
promote unity in truth. We work to renew and refresh
parish life through Adoration of the Eucharist, parish
catechesis and instruction, and a religious presence at
parish events. For more information, visit: sistersmdg.
org or email: email@example.com.
Sisters of Providence (S.P.)—Saint
Mary-of-the-Woods, IN Live joyfully.
Deepen your faith. Be nurtured in community. Become your best self as a Sister
of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
are a community of Catholic women religious who
collaborate with others to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service, and
advocacy. We were founded by a strong woman of faith,
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, more than 175 years
ago. Today we minister using our own unique gifts in
the United States and in Taiwan. Our White Violet
Center for Eco-Justice ministry strives to teach, care
and inspire for all creation (including the alpacas and
chickens you’ll meet among the organic gardens at our
Indiana motherhouse). Do you want to live joyfully?
We invite women ages 18 to 42 to join us in our vibrant
mission of love, mercy and justice. Contact Sr. Editha
Ben, S.P., Vocations Director, at 812-230-4771 or eben@
spsmw.org to learn more; SistersofProvidence.org. See
our online ad at VocationNetwork.org.
Sisters of Providence Mother Joseph Province
(S.P.)—Seattle and Spokane, WA The Sisters of
Providence are an international congregation founded
by Emilie Gamelin of Montreal in 1843. As women religious, our ministries are diverse, fulfilling, and needed.
They include education, parish ministry, healthcare,
community service and support, housing, prison
ministry, pastoral care, spiritual direction and retreats,
and foreign missions. The community is composed of
four provinces spread across Canada, the United States,
Chile, El Salvador, Argentina, Egypt, the Philippines,
Haiti, and Cameroon. Living in community enables us
to support and enrich personal and communal growth
and witness gospel values. Our life of prayer includes
quiet moments and faith sharing as we journey to