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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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