and clinics for the uninsured; EDUCATION:
college, high school, elementary; PASTORAL
MINIS TRY: diocesan and parish administration,
religious education, spiritual direction, campus ministry, youth ministry; SOCIAL SERVICES;
and SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCACY. Contact: Sr.
Vicki Lichtenauer, S.C.L., 4200 South 4th
St., Leavenworth, KS 66048; 816-718-2660;
VickiL@scls.org; www.scls.org. We offer
short-term, live-in, Volunteer Experiences
all year long.
See ad on page 48. Code #272.
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth,
KY (S. C. N.) We are an international congregation founded in
1812 in Kentucky. We and our
associates are committed to addressing the needs in society through direct
ministry and working for systemic change.
We work for justice in solidarity with oppressed peoples, especially women and
those affected by poverty. We also work to
care for the earth. It is through prayer and
being rooted in community that we express
loving service as we engage in diverse ministries in the United States, India, Nepal,
Belize, and Botswana. Consider becoming a
Sister of Charity of Nazareth, a volunteer, or
an associate member. Your presence among
us can help make a difference in the lives of
many. Contact Sr. Chris Kunze, S.C.N. at
502-348-1525; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.
See ad on page 48. Code #220.
Sisters of Charity of New York (S.C.) An
apostolic congregation of women living in
community in the tradition of St. Vincent
de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac. Founded
by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, we are called to
reveal God’s love in our lives with and for
all in need, especially with persons who are
poor. We serve particularly in the New York
area, and among the people of Sololá and
Quiché in Guatemala. Our ministries include education, healthcare, social services,
pastoral care, and housing. We collaborate
with organizations working for peace and
justice. We invite women to join us for the
sake of the Gospel. To find out more about
us, please visit our website at www.scny.
org or call 718-549 9200, x302 at the Office
of New Membership, 6301 Riverdale Ave.,
Bronx, NY 10471; email@example.com.
See ad on page 48. Code #586.
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
Sisters of Charity (
Federation) The Sisters of Charity
Federation is comprised of 13
religious congregations, representing more than 2,700 sisters in the
United States and Canada, who recognize
their particular character and spirit in the
tradition of Charity founded by St. Vincent
de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac, and St.
Elizabeth Ann Seton. Impelled by Christ’s
love and joined together in the mission of
Charity, they respond to the cries of those
who are poor and marginalized with lives of
extravagant love. To learn more and for contact information for vocation directors of
member congregations visit www.sisters-of-charity-federation.org.
See ad on page 48. Code #059.
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati
(S.C.) We are an active apostolic
congregation, following in the
footsteps of our founder, St.
Elizabeth Ann Seton. In striving to live Gospel values, we choose to act justly, to build
loving relationships, to share our resources
with those in need, and to care for all creation. Sisters of Charity serve in 20 U.S.
dioceses ( 12 states) and two foreign countries. Ministries include education, healthcare, retreat work, parish, social work,
ministry of prayer, and congregational service. The Community has an active, innovative Formation program. Learn more about
the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati at sr-charitycinti.org. Coordinator, 5900 Delhi
Road, Mount St. Joseph, OH 45051; mgma-
See ad on page 48. Code #303.
Sisters of Charity of Halifax (S.C.) The
Sisters of Charity of Halifax are seeking
young adult women who wish to make the
love of God visible by giving joyful witness!
Our spirituality is rooted in the Vincentian
tradition. We are committed to standing in
the fire of Gospel values and responding to
a world wounded by violence and stripped
of hope. Urged by our charism of Charity we accept our call to an all embracing
spirit of Hospitality in all our relationships,
including creation. While many of us are in
Massachusetts, New York, and Nova Scotia,
we also serve in other areas. Our ministries
include education, pastoral ministry, social
service, healthcare, earth ministry, social
justice, community service, and outreach.
We welcome those whom God calls to share
our life of community, prayer, and service.
Considering religious life? Call Sr. Maryanne
Ruzzo, S.C.H. at 781-997-1356; maryanne.
See ad on page 48. Code #585.
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth
(S.C.L.) Impelled by the love of Christ,
we Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth offer
every loving service in our power to meet
the critical needs of God’s people. We are
an apostolic community. We currently serve
in California, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana,
Missouri, Montana, New York, Wisconsin,
Wyoming, Peru, and southern Italy. Our
ministries include: HEALTHCARE: hospitals
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit us at www.SCNJ.org. Find us on
Facebook by searching ChooseCharity-
Always; Twitter@SisterPelican; Instagram@
See ad on page 48. Code #588.
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 Road, Greensburg, PA 15601;
724-836-0406; email@example.com; www.
See ad on page 48. Code #589.
Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida
(S.C.S.J.A.) Rooted in the Gospel and in
the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, we choose to
be one with the powerless. We vow to love,
evangelize, serve, and empower the poor in
our world. As an international congregation, serving in more than 33 countries, we
are able to touch the lives of thousands of
people every day through varied ministries.
We invite women of daring love and faith to
join with us in making a positive difference
in our world today. Sr. Kathy Lundwall,
S.C.S.J.A., 8560 North 76th Place, Milwaukee, WI 53223; 414-354-9233; kathy@scsja.
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 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 ministries as educators, pastoral
ministers, counselors, advocates for the
elderly and immigrants, and in the ministry
of prayer. As God’s love frees us to serve, a
spirit of trust and joy enlivens our
community, and we commit ourselves to
honor diversity, act against injustice, and
stand humbly before God with gratitude.
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