The Leadership and Philanthropy of Women Religious – A Tradition Embraces the Future
The Leadership and Philanthropy of Women Religious – A Tradition Embraces the Future

In many ways, the charity of religious women has been the most formidable influence in the tradition of Catholic philanthropy in our day. They provide shelter, food, medical care and meet basic human needs for the economically or socially disadvantaged and advocate relentlessly for fair and equal treatment of all persons. They can be found in urban schools, migrant labor camps, at the side of the ill and dying, advocating for the homeless and serving the cause of justice and peace. In order to honor the rich contribution of American religious women at a pivotal moment in their history, and to appreciate better the array of their charitable involvements today, FADICA brought together a dozen members of religious communities in the U.S. for a conference on their philanthropic leadership and service. These proceedings are intended primarily for those who took part in this informative and inspiring gathering, but they are also enlightening for all donors who want to increase the impact of

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FADICA The Leadership and Philanthropy of Women Religious – A Tradition Embraces the Future

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Future of Religious Life

    Marlene Weisenbeck, FSPA
    President, Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, LaCrosse, WI
    President, Leadership Conference of Women Religious

The Ever Changing Ministry of the American Sister

    Joyce Meyer, PBVM, Moderator
    Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters, Los Angeles, CA

    Jean Keniry, OSF
    Saint Marys / Mayo Clinic Hospital, Rochester, MN
    
    Constance Marie Touey, IHM
    Jeannette Lucey, IHM
    St. Francis de Sales Catholic School, Philadelphia, PA

    Barbara Busch, SC
    Working in Neighborhoods (WIN), Cincinnati, OH

Historical Perspective: The Philanthropy of Religious Women

    Hawley Hilton McAuliffe, Moderator
    Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters, Los Angeles, CA

    Helen Garvey, BVM
    Leadership Conference of Women Religious
    Director, Women & Spirit, Catholic Sisters in America Exhibit

The Joys and Challenges of Leading a Community of Religious

    Barbara Hagedorn, SC, President
    Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Why I Entered Religious Life

    Sally Duffy, SC, Moderator
    SC MInistry Foundation, Cincinnati, OH

    Colleen Mattingly, ASCJ
    Cor Jesu Academy, St. Louis, MO

    Mary Gretchen Hoffman, RSM
    George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

    Judith Mausser, DC
    New Horizon Academy, Brooklyn, NY

    Janice Smith, SP
    Guerin College Preparatory High School, River Grove, IL

    Melissa Camardo, SCL
    Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO

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