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Sr. Teresa Maya delivers message of diversity – Northeast Ohio Catholic

Below is an article that was published in Northeast Ohio Catholic, the publication of The Diocese of Cleveland. You can also find it on the diocese website – click here.  ‘Welcoming Diversity’ is topic of Sisters Convening program News of…
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Guest blog: Belonging is central to the Ministry Leadership Program

Brendan Corrigan is an accountant at Saint Martin de Porres High School in Cleveland. He is a participant in Generative Spirit’s Ministry Leadership Program. We invited Brenden to reflect on his experience in the program and with Catholic sisters.  “I…
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Guest blog: How sisters helped model my journey

Brianna Wilson is an English & religion teacher at Villa Angela-St. Joseph School in Cleveland. She is a participant in Generative Spirit’s Ministry Leadership Program. We invited Brianna to reflect on her experience in the program and with Catholic sisters.  This…
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Guest blog: I had no homeroom. I called a sister “home” instead.

What having no homeroom, but a sister to call home taught me: Michalena Mezzopera Michalena Mezzopera is a theology teacher at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School in Chardon, Ohio. She is a participant in Generative Spirit’s Ministry Leadership Program. We invited…
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LCWR imparts powerful statement on divisive rhetoric

As an organization founded by Catholic sisters to carry on their mission of service to Cleveland’s most vulnerable, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland supports the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in its recent statements against polarizing language and…
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SOCF seeking proposals for Generative Spirit grant

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is opening a new grant opportunity in 2019 through its Generative Spirit initiative. This grant opportunity is made possible through a funding partnership between the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the…
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Staff blog: What I never realized about Catholic sisters

1Let love of the brethren continue. 2Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it. (Hebrew 13:1-2) Before becoming a staff member at the foundation, I had a general understanding of the…
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CYA at the Park connects young adults for prayer, fellowship

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) is dedicated to the future of Catholic sisters and their ministries, and seeks to find new ways to support the next generation of lay leaders to follow in the model of sisters. Through…
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Guest blog: Sisters and young adults must walk together to the future

Charles Bohnak is an English teacher at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin High School in Chardon, Ohio. He is a participant in Generative Spirit’s Ministry Leadership Program, designed to connect young professional employees of sister-founded schools with a member of the school’s…
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Guest blog: Sharing the Word through the sister model

Sharing the Word through the sister model: Alexis Flinn Alexis is a third-grade teacher at Incarnate Word Academy in Parma Heights, Ohio. She is a participant in Generative Spirit’s Ministry Leadership Program. We invited Alexis to reflect on her experience…
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