November 13: St. Agostina Pietrantoni

Sister Agostina was sent to Santo Spirito (Holy Spirit) Hospital in Rome, which had served the sick for 700 years, but by the 19th century had become so secularized that the Sisters were banned from even mentioning the name of God to their patients. Read more

Vincentian Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War (November 6)

On November 6, the Church commemorates the Saints & Blesseds martyred in the anti-clerical violence that took place during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). 54 priests of the Congregation of the Mission, 29 Daughters of Charity, 14 lay Vincentians (Association of the Miraculous Medal and Children of Mary (VMY)) and 5 diocesan priests who were their Vincentian spiritual advisors were killed in hatred of the Catholic faith. Links to resources

Seton Legacy of Charity

The Seton Legacy developed from the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s founded by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in St. Joseph’s Valley near Emmitsburg, Maryland. Today the Sisters and Daughters of Charity collaborate in the Sisters of Charity Federation. See a timeline

Get To Know the Sisters and Daughters of Charity

2,500+ Catholic Sisters make up the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America (foundation day: October 27). A few years ago, thirty-seven Sisters made short videos to introduce themselves and tell us about what they do. See the videos! Be inspired to respond as they do to the cries of people living in poverty and on the margins!