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Sister Story: Sr. Norma Raupple, OSU

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is pleased to support National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW), an annual celebration that takes place from March 8-14 created to honor Catholic sisters. We are devoted to sharing the important work taking place by Catholic…
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The Enduring Legacy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine

There was an urgent need for health care for the poor when four women from France heeded a call by the bishop of Cleveland to come to the city’s aid. The year was 1851, disease was spreading through poor communities,…
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Voices of Leadership: A Conversation with Felton Thomas Jr. and Tari Rivera

The legacy and important work of the Sisters of Charity Foundation are what drew both Felton Thomas Jr. and Tari Rivera to get involved in its mission. For Thomas, executive director and CEO of the Cleveland Public Library, it was…
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SOCF Spotlight: Supporting Catholic Sisters and Ministries

Catholic sisters have long been at the forefront of identifying and serving unmet community needs. Their call and devotion to people – especially the most vulnerable – is deeply felt and known. But Catholic sisters face critical questions about the…
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SOCF: 20 Years of Work to Break the Cycle of Poverty

RESPECT AND DIGNITY. COLLABORATION. Compassion. Justice. Courage. The earliest Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine who arrived in Cleveland from France in 1851 carried few personal possessions, but what they did bring was a commitment to serve the poor according…
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