The Ladies of Charity of Birmingham, Alabama (dba St. Vincent de Paul Servants of Charity) installed its Charter Members on December 15, 2009, in the Chapel at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham. This newly-formed community organization is affiliated with St. Vincent’s Health System. A membership drive is planned after the first of the year to invite the Health […]
Don Brain, husband of Charleen Brain, past National President and board member, passed away yesterday, December 27, 2009. Don is survived by Charleen and their two sons, Don Jr. and David. We ask all LCUSA members keep the Brian Family in their prayers during this difficult time. Funeral Arrangements: Wednesday, December 30th at 10:30 am […]
A fun time for all those who attended the Ladies of Charity “annual holiday boutique”, held on November 5, 6, and 7, fundraiser at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park, KS. People attending the boutique enjoyed a delicious lunch while viewing a fashion show sponsored by Chico’s; they also had the opportunity to browse through many […]
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 […]
by Molly Siedlarczyk, LCUSA Historian The Diane Downey Reading Enrichment Grant was awarded under a very special circumstance in 2009. Since there were no applications from our local associations, an alternative method was used to present the award. It was brought to the attention of the national board that the American Civic Association of Binghamton, […]
Members and guests are invited to share their thoughts, prayers, and ideas during this Advent season.
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 […]
The 2009 Assembly was closed with a Mass celebrated by Fr. Gielow followed by a wonderful banquet at the William Penn Hotel. The Pittsburgh Ladies hosted a hugely successful assembly. We welcome your comments and invite you to return to view our photos. Click to view a 5-minute video of the Assembly.
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 […]