Sixty-nine leaders of the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America are gathered in Tarrytown, New York June 1-5 for their 2017 Annual Leadership Meeting, hosted this year by the Sisters of Charity of New York. They represent two provinces of the Daughters of Charity and eleven congregations of Sisters of Charity in the United States and Canada.

The Charity Federation meeting opened on Thursday evening, June 1st, 2017, with greetings from Sister Jane Iannucelli, president of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of New York. Sister Jane spoke of the theme “Hazard Yet Forward: Futuring Charity Together” as an invitation to “cross over the bridge to the future we are creating together.”