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Seton Legacy Bicentennial 1809-2009

Even on the rainy Sunday morning of August 2, there was still a glow in St. Joseph’s Valley, Emmitsburg, Maryland. The glow resulted from the year long celebration surrounding the Seton Legacy Bicentennial. In the Basilica of the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the Seton Legacy Garden was dedicated followed by a noon […]

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A New Campaign: Catholics Confront Global Poverty

The Ladies of Charity of the United States of America have been invited to partner with the United States Catholic Conference of Bishop’s Committee on International Justice and Peace, and Catholic Relief Services to promote a new initiative: Catholics Confront Global Poverty. This endeavor aims to mobilize one million Catholics in the United States to […]

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Elderly client reaping benefits of St. Joseph garden project

This story originally appeared in the June 13, 2009, issue of Arkansas Catholic, the weekly newspaper for the Diocese of Little Rock, P.O. Box 7417, Little Rock, AR 72217, www.arkansascatholic.org. It is reprinted with permission. BY MALEA HARGETT EDITOR Where weeds once covered the land, a bountiful garden at St. Joseph Home is now feeding […]

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Seton Legacy Celebration

May 23, 2009 Gayle Johnson from Leawood, KS, a member of the Kansas City Ladies of Charity, and LCUSA Board member, S. Mary Ann Daly, SC, from Bronx, NY, sister moderator for LCUSA, and Mary Ann Brawley, DC, sister moderator of the Binghamton Ladies of Charity Association were among fifty-one recipients of the Seton Legacy […]

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Twinning in America

What is Twinning? AIC, our global parent, published a didactic booklet on TWINNINGS (December, 2003). “Twinning between two entities speaks of partnership, networking, cooperation and support, and… solidarity. Twinnings have been implemented in different ways: material support, training, friendships, exchanges of experiences, co-responsibility for a specific project, visits, mutual knowledge of countries, and cultural riches, […]

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Twinning Internationally

Madagascar Update 2/2010 Through our association with AIC (International Association of Charities), The Ladies of Charity became aware of the needs of Madagascar: food, clothing, housing, medicine, schooling, and more. In this impoverished country, even the basic need of water is not taken for granted. Here, many people lack life’s necessities; this a country often […]

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