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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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“What if I already know?” Sister Story: Sr. Eilis McCulloh, HM

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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National Catholic Sisters Week 2019 event coming to Cleveland March 3

Sisters, associates and lay partners across Northeast Ohio will discuss civil discourse and its role in today’s society in an afternoon event titled “Civil Discourse: How to Have Difficult Conversations” to celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week. Featuring keynote speaker Sr….
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Staff blog: Sisters explore ‘moonlit path’ at CMI conference

By Courtney Zuendel, program coordinator, Generative Spirit   As a new member of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) team supporting our Generative Spirit initiative, I was fortunate enough to travel to the 14th annual Collaboration for Ministry…
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