LENTEN MESSAGE OF OUR HOLY FATHER FRANCIS, 2014 He became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich (cf. 2 Cor 8:9) Dear Brothers and Sisters, As Lent draws near, I would like to offer some helpful thoughts on our path of conversion as individuals and as a community. These insights are inspired […]
This week’s Lenten reflection on the Sunday readings is provided by Carol Schumer, D.C., Spiritual Coordinator, Ladies of Charity, Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO.
March 2014 The blustery days of March found President Gayle Johnson visiting the three associations in the St. Louis area. At St. Vincents/Guardian Angel, Gayle and Joan Stanard, board member, visited the food pantry, met with association President Mary Vetter and joined the senior bingo group. Lunch was provided by volunteers and served to the […]
Hotel Dieu is a nursing home for the aging poor and disabled in Los Angeles. It has 109 private one bedroom apartments and is located adjacent to the St Vincent Meals on Wheels program and St Vincent Medical Center. It was built by the Daughters of Charity. Once a month the Ladies of Charity plan […]
Through the Evil Days by Julia Spencer-Fleming Reviewed by Kathleen Sieracki “Through the Evil Days” is the eighth book in a series the author describes as “novels of faith and murder for readers of literary suspense.” The featured characters are Clare Fergusson, a former combat helicopter pilot in the National Guard who is now an Episcopal […]
A Tradition of Caring Since 1860 Hyattsville, Md. Those in attendance at the 2012 LCUSA national assembly in Washington had the opportunity to meet Sr. Mary Bader, D.C., Chief Executive Officer of St. Ann’s Center. Sr. Mary presented a workshop on the increasing needs of impoverished children and pregnant and parenting teenagers and how those […]
Sr. Carol Schumer, D.C. offers this April prayer service for use by LCUSA Spiritual Directors.
Sally Johnson has been a Lady of Charity in Los Angeles for about 10 years. She is currently on the board of directors as a Regional Chairperson and Hospitality Chairperson. Five years ago she began LOC’s participation in the annual Shopping Extravaganza at the Citadel Outlets. Non-profit groups sell tickets for $25 each and are […]
Thank you to Sister Camille Cuadra, DC, for providing this week’s Lenten reflection on the Sunday readings.