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, […]
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 […]
The Ten Seeds of Systemic Change MEXICO CITY, Mexico–Participants at the Association of International Charities (AIC) Assembly Feb. 22-25, at Casa Lago, 30 miles outside Mexico City, learned personal change is necessary before any social change can take place. The theme, “Women Can Change the World” addressed how systemic change will assist the poor and […]
Save The Date: September 24th – 27th, 2009. Join us at the William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA. This year’s theme is “Ladies of Charity Bridging Hope, Service and Love”.
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 […]
Today marks the first ever university-based unit of the the Ladies of Charity USA (LCUSA) affiliation of some 35 administrators, faculty and staff of SJU as members of the LCUSA. See the Vincentian Encyclopedia for more background on the Ladies of Charity and the international group (AIC) of which it is a member. Read more […]
Sr. Mary Ann Daly, SC shared her personal experience with a homeless man who taught her and other administrators many lessons. The video, on the famvinglobal YouTube channel, was recorded at the Ladies of Charity Assembly in San Antonio.
If we see the face of God in the poor charity AND justice are both required and are rooted in an underlying spirituality summed up the message of the speakers at the National Assembly of the Ladies of Charity gathered in San Antonio. Sr. Mary Ann Daly, SC, reminded us that our God is a […]
Fr. Richard Gielow, CM said “It is not enough to think outside the box, not even to live outside the box but to realize that there is no box… a new day is coming when we will know we are all important, not for our status but because we a children of God.” And this […]