Catherine Spalding: co-foundress of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

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Author: Mary Angela Shaughnessy, S.C.N. · Year of first publication: 2006 · Source: Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, Vol. 9, No. 3, March 2006, 334-345.

Mary Angela Shaughnessy, S.C.N., J.D., Ph.D., is a professor of education at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, and executive director of the Education Law Institute.


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The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (SCN) maintain a vibrant presence in ministry in the US. This article presents an overview of their co-foundress, Catherine Spalding, and shows Mother Catherine to be the creative, mission-driven, … Read More

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

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Author: Unknown · Year of first publication: 2012 · Source: CHARITY CONNECTIONS - Number 45, Fall 2012 | A publication of the Sisters of Charity Federation: Exploring Contemporary Implications of our Vincentian-Setonian Heritage.
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We Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are an international Congregation in a multicultural world. Impelled by the love of Christ, in the tradition of Vincent de Paul and the pioneer spirit of Catherine Spalding, we … Read More

Louise de Marillac and Education

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Author: María Teresa Barbero Echavarría, H.C. · Translator: Charles T. Plock, C.M.. · Year of first publication: 2010 · Source: Vincentian Online Library. This article first appeared in Santa Luisa de Marillac, ayer y hoy, XXXIV Semana de Estudios Vicencianos, [Saint Vincent de Paul, Yesterday and Today, XXXIV Vincentian Studies Week], Editorial CEME, Santa Marta de Tormes, Salamanca, 2010.
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Introduction Louise de Marillac, a courageous, bold and enterprising woman, has become that “buried treasure” that today shines brightly in our midst. Throughout this week her life has been presented to us as a light … Read More

Saint Catherine Labouré and Faith

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Author: Unknown · Source: Daughter of Charity website.
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Porta fidei 1. beginning 1. The “door of faith” (Acts 14:27) is always open for us, ushering us into the life of communion with God and offering entry into his Church. It is possible to cross … Read More

Vincent, The Traveller

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Author: Jack Melito, C.M. · Year of first publication: 1991.
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“I have traveled much in Concord,” wrote Henry David Thoreau, who in his life scarcely ventured from the vicinity of Walden Pond. The inner journeys among ideas and imagination that this stay-at-home person undertook served … Read More