Mission Statement

The Archives of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill has as its mission the documentation of the history and charism of the congregation in relation to

    • Founders and Patrons
    • Membership
    • Community Life
    • Governance/Administration
    • Temporalities
    • Apostolic Ministries
      • Education
      • Religious Education
      • Evangelization
      • Health Care
      • Social Service
      • Pastoral Ministry
      • Diversified Ministries

By appropriate preservation of the records of the Congregation, the Archives contributes also to

  • the history of the Church in the United States, especially those dioceses in which the Sisters of Charity serve or have served;
  • the history of women religious in the United States;
  • the history of the Church in other countries where the Sisters of Charity serve or have served: Korea, China, Israel, et al.;
  • local history in the State of Pennsylvania, where the mother house of the Congregation is located, and in other places where the Sisters of Charity reside and serve.

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Services

Are you conducting genealogical research on a Sister of Charity of Seton Hill?  Do you need a photograph of a school in the Pittsburgh Diocese? Would you like more information on one of the many missions of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill?

Look no further than the Archives! We can help with all of the above and more.

For research requests or to set-up an appointment, please contact the Archivist, Casey Bowser or call724-853-7948, ext. 1130.

On-site research is by appointment only. There is no charge for research requests.

Access Policy

The Archives of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill adheres to standards established by the Society of American Archivists and aims to provide access to its collections to the general public.

The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill reserves the right to restrict access to certain categories of records from public use due to privacy concerns or condition.

Volunteering/Internships

Are you interested in learning more about the rich history of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill? Are you a student looking toward a career in the archives/museum profession? Contact Casey Bowser for more information about volunteer and internship opportunities.