Board Meets in Evansville, Indiana

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Ladies of Charity of the United States worked on developing a five-year action plan for their future during a meeting April 11-13 in Evansville, Indiana. Gathered at the table are board members Lucky Van de Gejuchte, Joan Stanard, Marge Fiala, Donna Montague, Francine Hovanec, Margaret Hanson, Kathleen Sieracki and Mary Nell Williams. Leading the planning […]

President’s Easter Message

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This Lenten season has set an unusual precedent for Christ’s Church. As we prepared for Jesus’ passion, death, and resurrection and the renewal of faith in our lives, the Church underwent a similar transformation. We saw the first resignation of a pope in 600 years and the quick election of a successor, Pope Francis. The […]

Palm Sunday of the Passion 2013

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READINGS: Luke 19: 28-40, Isaiah 50: 4-7, Psalm 22: 8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24, Philippians 2: 6-11, Luke 22: 14 — 23: 56 As we enter this final week of Lent, the holiest of the liturgical year, our two Gospel passages for this Sunday bombard us with activity: untying, helping, riding, spreading, praising, proclaiming, rebuking; eating, drinking, […]

LCUSA Welcomes Pope Francis

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The Ladies of Charity of the United States in union with their 51 sister associations of AIC and the Universal Church would like to welcome Pope Francis I. His desire to serve as Bishop of Rome with simplicity, humility and charity reflects the virtues with which we serve those living in poverty and social injustice. […]

Fifth Sunday of Lent 2013

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Readings: Isaiah 43:16-21; Philippians 3:8-14; John 8:1-11 Under the general Lenten theme of judgment and reconciliation, John has created for us in this brief Gospel a complex one–act drama in which the Scribes and Pharisees seek to destroy Jesus by “using” another human person.  The characters are few; the dialogue is limited; the setting is […]