Archive | Regional Highlights

Highlights from around the national regions of the LCUSA.

Violence Against Women

By Jennifer Tazzi-Giovannetti, Esq As Ladies of Charity USA, we know that women both in our country and throughout the world suffer from violence and exploitation. What should be our response to such suffering? Violence against women is an issue that affects both men and women and is one that has local and global perspectives. […]

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Home for the Holidays – 2009 Hospice Festival of Trees

Ladies of Charity, Holy Ghost, Issue, Maryland (Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.), decorated a 7-1/2 foot Christmas tree for Charles County Hospice. Decorations were purchased by the ladies and the proceeds from the tree and wreath sale benefit Hospice. This is an annual give-back event for the Ladies of Charity to their community. As we all […]

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Softball and Slushies

Kathleen McCarthy and Meredith Apfelbaum, Junior Ladies of Charity, Diocese of Albany I had never imagined that days spent waking at seven a.m. to pull weeds in 100-degree weather would add up to the best week of my summer. Under the leadership of Sr. Kay Burton, students of the Academy of the Holy Names have […]

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It is Good to Give Thanks

This was the theme for the annual retreat attended by the Holy Ghost Ladies of Charity, Archdiocese of Washington, at the Loyola Retreat House, Faulkner, Maryland. In response to the theme, Father Kaminski did add a follow up statement ‘but not always easy.’ As Father explained for every situation you’ll ever encounter, you will be […]

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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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GARDEN PARTY Fundraiser – Kansas City Ladies of Charity

The Ladies of Charity of Metropolitan Kansas enjoyed a Sunday afternoon Garden Party at the home of one of their members on June 28, 2009. Approximately 100 members and guests, and 42 of their children and grandchildren attended. The six-year old son of the hostess entertained, playing classical music on the violin. The children gave a fashion […]

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Pittsburgh Assembly Letter to Presidents

February 1, 2009 Dear Presidents: OUR LCUSA NATIONAL PRESIDENT AND PITTSBURGH CO-CHAIRS are excited to extend an invitation to all Ladies of Charity in the hope that many will be able to attend our assembly. 2009 is the 50th Anniversary of the Pittsburgh Ladies of Charity. We’d love to have you all come and help […]

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Lake Travis Ladies of Charity

Taste and See … The Ladies Look to the Future Lake Travis Ladies are changing their 2006 schedule in an effort to bring in new members. Their board meetings at Emmaus Catholic Parish are welcoming all Ladies. They will be having three “themed” general meetings. February brought our Taste and See meeting with jazz music […]

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Buffalo Ladies of Charity

The Buffalo Ladies of Charity Receive 2006 Community “Unsung Hero” Award. Eileen Nowak, Executive Director, Diocese of Buffalo Ladies of Charity, and Kathleen Sieracki, President are congratulated by Andy Parker, Master of Ceremonies at the Community Hero Awards Ceremony Diocese of Buffalo Ladies of Charity was presented the Unsung Hero Award at a ceremony honoring […]

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