Donor Profile—Robert F. Smith
Robert, an alumni of both Cathedral School in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, and Greensburg Central Catholic High School, lives in Burlingame, California, and volunteers his time for who made his donation “in appreciation of Sister Betty [Stock], representing all the wonderful Sisters of Charity.
“As I look back, I realize the sisters with whom I came in contact taught me how to live. They provided that through moral, spiritual, and academic guidance. In those formative years, as a result of teaching and example, they provided a framework or lens through which to see the world. I appreciate all their [Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill] love, care, and concern. They are deserving of the expression of our gratitude, in whatever form each of us chooses. I believe the best we can do to thank them is to also help others, just as they have done for us.”
Each of us is called to participate in transforming the world for the next generation. Through the support of the ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, this can be fulfilled. Our 169 sisters in active ministry, who work in social service, pastoral care, healthcare, and education, are involved in ministries which transform lives.
The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill:
America is one of the wealthiest nations in the world, yet approximately 21% of our children live in poverty. Those in need are frequently deprived the access to educational and health care opportunities which are readily available to others.
Respond to the needs of the changing world
In the changing world, one thing that remains constant is human need. As new ministries are developed, the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill has identified key issues:
Care for the elderly and infirm sisters
We are honored to care for our 88 retired sisters living at Caritas Christi, our motherhouse. Their needs are met by a dedicated staff of nursing, dietary, and housekeeping.
It is through the support of our Partners in the Work of Charity that we are able to continue our ministries, both nationally and internationally.
As Sisters of Charity, we have been called to help. We hope that you also hear the calling to help those in need and transform the world for the next generation. One person truly does make a difference. With your help, we can make a difference, one person at a time.