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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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Sister Story: Timeless, inclusive spirituality thrives at Centering Space

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland knows that Catholic sisters have long been at the forefront of identifying and serving unmet community needs. In 2015, we launched Generative Spirit to grow the capacity of Catholic sisters and their ministries to…
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Rachel Drotar joins SOCF as program coordinator

On April 16, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomed Rachel Drotar as program coordinator for Generative Spirit. Her work in this role will support the foundation’s Generative Spirit initiative, which intends to inspire the next generation of lay leaders…
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Kathleen Ryan, Sister of Notre Dame, offers tips for social justice advocates

Looking back over 30 years of civil rights work, Sr. Kathleen Ryan, a Sister of Notre Dame, credits her many faith-filled encounters with everyday people in Church parishes, schools, government offices, nonprofits and the Greater Cleveland community as one of…
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Sr. Kate Hine, SND: Supporting young adults to seek community through sisters

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland knows that Catholic sisters have long been at the forefront of identifying and serving unmet community needs. In 2015, we launched Generative Spirit to grow the capacity of Catholic sisters and their ministries to…
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