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Sisters will again Circle the City with Love July 29

Catholic sisters are feeling the power of silence, and on July 29 they’ll join hundreds of other Clevelanders to use their quiet for good. Circle the Cities with Love started in 2016, when Sister Rita Petruziello, CSJ, learned that groups…
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Guest blog: Vision for a Fruitful Future – Sister Marian Durkin, CSA

Case Western Reserve University’s Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development released its 2016-2017 research on Catholic sisters in Northeast Ohio earlier this year. Developed with support from the Sisters of Charity Foundation, the survey and report explores sisters’ current…
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Blocks and Bridges Reflection: The Path Chosen for Me

Blocks and Bridges is an initiative that pairs sisters with lay co-workers to help build and transform their ministries.  It provides best practices in nonprofit management for sister-led, sister-founded ministries. The mutually beneficial relationship ultimately allows for a stronger posture when…
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Assembly of Catholic Foundations sparks hope on 20-year anniversary

More than 50 representatives from at least 20 organizations joined one another for three days of conversation, collaboration and inspiration as part of the 20th annual gathering of the Assembly of Catholic Foundations. First convened in 1998 by Sister Catherine…
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Catholic Health World highlights Generative Spirit collaboration

The below article, published by Catholic Health World, outlines how the Sisters of Charity Foundation is working with partners to help strengthen sister-led ministries for the future, through the Generative Spirit program. As announced in this news release, SOCF has…
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Sisters and Partners Share the Prophetic Mantle at Cleveland NCSW Event

A crowd of more than 130 sisters, associates and young adults gathered to engage in conversation about working together to strengthen the future of ministries as part of a National Catholic Sisters Week event in Cleveland on March 10. Celebrate…
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SOCF Awarded $750,000 Grant from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Funds expand initiative to develop next generation lay leadership for sister-led, sister-founded ministries The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) has been awarded a $750,000 three-year grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to expand Generative Spirit, an SOCF-led effort to develop…
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Join us March 10 for National Catholic Sisters Week

National Catholic Sisters Week is an annual series of events that instruct, enlighten and bring greater focus on the incredible lives of women religious. Taking place this year from March 8 to 14, National Catholic Sisters Week 2018 is offering events across the…
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Collaborative Spirit Lives on at Neighborhood Ministry

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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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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