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Historic Catholic Climate Lenten Fast To Be Held in 45 Countries

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) announced on February 16 that more than 45 countries will take part in a 40-day Lenten fast for climate justice, from Ash Wednesday, February 18, to March 28. Participants in the Lenten fast are praying for unity on climate change within the Catholic church and asking world leaders to […]

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Executive Action Immigration Information and Assistance

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced executive actions to address problems in our immigration system including an expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the creation of the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program. It is vital that the immigrant community know about this and be aware of those […]

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The Vincentian Family Mobilizes on Climate Change

On September 21, 2014, the largest climate march in history will take place in New York City and we would like the Vincentian Family to come out in force! Conscious that “faithfulness to our charism challenges us to efficacious compassion toward the brokenness of Earth and its life systems,” plans are unfolding for the different […]

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Sisters of Charity Federation Presence at the United Nations

The Board of the SC Federation announces the hiring of Sister Teresa Kotturan, SC Nazareth, as the next Federation NGO Representative, continuing our presence at the United Nations in its international efforts to promote peace, justice and human dignity for all. In 1997, the SC Federation hired Sister Marie Elena Dio, SC Halifax, as the […]

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