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National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Did you know January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month? The Collaborative to End Human Trafficking, a grantee of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s Collaboration for Ministry Initiative, will be hosting the Sixth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness…
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Blocks and Bridges Supports Sister-Led Initiatives

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (the Foundation) is established in maintaining a commitment to support Sister-led, collaborative initiatives and ministries through sustainable funding. Yet, despite well-intentioned efforts, many organizations face challenges and often-unforeseen barriers that lie in moving…
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SOCF Promotes Intergenerational Collaboration With Generative Spirit Grants

Intergenerational collaboration sits at the cornerstone of the second phase of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI). Phase II, aptly termed Generative Spirit, extends a proven set of strategies to build collaborative capacity among Catholic Sisters, lay people and particularly…
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12th CMI Conference brings Catholic Sisters together

Devoted to its mission of supporting Catholic sisters and their ministries, and recognizing the needs that sisters in this region faced, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina launched the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI) in 2003. The Foundation…
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Foundations sponsor 18th annual Assembly of Catholic Foundations Conference

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina co-sponsored the Assembly of Catholic Foundations (ACF) Conference in Charleston, South Carolina in June. The ACF Conference is an annual conference for Catholic foundations…
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National Catholic Sisters Week includes event in Cleveland

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 2016 is offering…
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Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA reflects on Pope’s visit

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA recently penned the following reflection about Pope Francis and his visit to the United States in 2015, which was published in the December 15 issue of Catholic Health World. Sister Judith Ann attended the Pope’s…
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Study: Number of U.S. women religious about the same as a century ago

On December 9, FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities) released a comprehensive report of the latest sociological studies of U.S. Catholic sisters. Understanding U.S. Catholic Sisters Today presents findings that Catholic sisters are hopeful about their future, unified amidst diversity and…
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Foundation sponsors 2015 Crain’s Women of Note & Summit

Throughout 2015, the Sisters of Charity Foundation celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Saint Ann Foundation. Saint Ann was the nation’s first health care conversion foundation. Its creation by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine profoundly changed the face…
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SOCF installs Progress & Promise exhibit at Regina Health Center

Progress & Promise: Sisters Serving Northeast Ohio is the local component of the nationally renowned exhibition Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America. Created by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in 2009, Women & Spirit shares the historical contributions…
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