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Workshop on Child Protection

Four Sisters of Charity recently attended a workshop on the important issue of the protection of children and vulnerable adults, held in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.  Srs. Patricia, Gloria, Leaticia and Freda attended the workshop. The theme was ‘Best Practice in Ministry’.  This was an initiative of Irish based Religious Congregations who receive Misean Cara funding. 

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Countdown to World AIDS Day


Started on 1st December 1988, World AIDS Day is about raising money, increasing awareness, fighting prejudice and improving education. The World AIDS Day theme for 2010 is 'Universal Access and Human Rights'. World AIDS Day is important for reminding people that HIV has not gone away, and that there are many things still to be done.

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30th Anniversary of the martyrdom of the four U.S. Churchwomen in El Salvador

On December 2nd, 1980, Dorothy Kazel, Maura Clarke, Ita Ford and Jean Donovan were brutally murdered by the Salvadoran military for their work and dedication to the poor. They dedicated their lives to accompanying the children and families who had fallen victim to the escalating violence and oppression that eventually brought about the civil war. – SHARE invites You to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary.

Sharing a Nigerian experience

The recent international meeting on Combating Human Trafficking as reported here, had participants from every part of the congregation.  Sylvia Valdez travelled from California and upon her return reported back to the ‘New Life’ group in St. Columban, Garden Grove on her experience.  Here Sr. Brid O’Shea recounts what happened:

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Combating Human Trafficking

Last month in Ijebu Itele, Nigeria, fourteen people gathered at a 5 day workshop on Combating Human Trafficking. This included two Australian Sisters of Charity and three lay colleagues from Nigeria, California and Zambia, three Sisters from Nigeria, two from Ireland, one from England/Scotland, one from Zambia,one from California/Venezuela and a representative of the General Leadership Team.

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RSC's join UNANIMA

An exciting opportunity for the Religious Sisters of Charity to engage in collaborative, prophetic action for justice, is taking shape since they have become members of UNANIMA International.  This initiative is an opportunity for the congregation to work closely with their Sister Congregation in Australia as well as with the sixteen other congregations who are members of UNANIMA.

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