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 The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill

Sisters-of-Charity-Seton-Hill.jpgMission: The Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill is an apostolic community of women religious, baptized in Christ, and vowed to continue the mission of his church. In the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the congregation conceives its purpose to be an active ministry on behalf of the kingdom.

This service is informed by the Gospel values, responsive to the needs of a changing world, guided by the prudent use of available resources, respectful of human dignity, protective of human rights, devoted especially to the poor and oppressed, rooted in faith, animated by prayer, supported by the common life, and performed in humility, simplicity and charity.

Foundress: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, based on St. Vincent de Paul’s Daughters of Charity

Ministries: Focused in education, healthcare, pastoral care and social services.

Location: Ten states in the United States, the Republic of South Korea, Israel and Ecuador

Local Ties: The Sisters of Charity established Seton Hill University, and have a motherhouse, Caritas Christi, both in Greensburg, Pa.

Contact for Vocations:
Sr. Barbara Ann Smelko, SC
basmelko@scsh.org
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