Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the administrative offices of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill at DePaul Center are closed until further notice. The decision to reopen will follow the direction of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf concerning the closure of non-essential businesses.

In light of the pandemic caused by the coronavirus which has affect every country throughout the world, the worldwide Vincentian Family unites itself to the efforts of those individuals who have been mobilized to minimize the spread of this virus and ultimately, to eradicate this virus. Read the entire statement and a beautiful prayer for help with this global health crisis.

Know that the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill are praying for your safety, well-being, and peace of mind during these difficult days. We ask you to join us in prayer for all those in our global community who are suffering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill regret that visits to Caritas Christi and Elizabeth Seton Memory Care Center must be restricted at this time. This decision comes from an abundance of caution in light of the current health crisis. The health, safety, and well-being of our sisters, their caregivers, and our guests are top priorities. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Together we can work to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus and protect vulnerable and elderly persons.

Thanks to members of The Catholic Sisters Leadership Council of Western Pennsylvania for sharing this beautiful prayer, In Days of Uncertainty. Please follow link to read and print prayer to recite often and pray with us.

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Vision of the Sisters of Charity Seton Hill

As citizens of the world, we stand in solidarity with all creation.

Evermore conscious of our internationality, we seek harmony in every dimension of our lives.

By living vibrant compassionate community, we witness God’s covenantal fidelity.

Through deep listening to our charism, we call ourselves to new ventures and risk-taking.

Mission Statement

The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill is an international, 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 Seton, the congregation conceives its purpose to be an active ministry on behalf of the Kingdom.

This service is: informed by 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.


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