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The Sisters of St. Agnes received an award at the 2018 Treasures of the Church lenten luncheon in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  Archbishop Jerome Listecki, Archbishop of Milwaukee, recognized those who exemplify the true treasures of the church in their commitment and response to the poor in our midst. The Lenten Luncheon is a wonderful time to come together for prayer,  and a simple lunch of soup and bread while acknowledging the award recipients for bringing hope and help to individuals struggling with poverty.

Over 100 women and men attended 2018 Women's Leadership Breakfast with guest speaker Tina Hallis. She shared her five-step process to change a negative reaction to a positive reaction. Let's spread the Positivity! Video

The Sisters of St. Agnes and the CSA Associates participated in Celebrate CommUNITY last February 17 at the Fond du Lac Fairgrounds. Video (by Doug Rafflik USA TODAY/NETWORK-Wisconsin)    Video (Sister Diane)

Sister Brown joins SSM Health Ministries and SSM Health Board of Directors

ST. LOUIS – Sr. Mary Noel Brown of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes is one of two additions to SSM Health Ministries and SSM Health Board of Directors. Fr. Michael Rozier, S.J., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has also been added.  Read more.

Agnesian HealthCare, Monroe Clinic in Wisconsin join SSM Health   (from Catholic Health World,

Fond du Lac, Wis.-based Agnesian HealthCare and Monroe, Wis.-based Monroe Clinic, which have been ministries of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, have joined St. Louis-based SSM Health. Read more.

The SSM Health Ministries Missioning Ceremony and Transfer of Sponsorship was held at the CSA Motherhouse Chapel on 320 County Road K in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin entrusting the treasured healthcare ministries to SSM Health ministries. Photos

SSM Health completes acquisition of Wisconsin hospitals  (from Modern Healthcare, January 22, 2018)

SSM Heath completed the acquisition of two Wisconsin-based health systems from the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, the St. Louis-based provider announced Thursday. Agnesian HealthCare, based in Fond du Lac, Wis., and Monroe Clinic, based in Monroe, Wis., are now part of Catholic-sponsored SSM Health Read more

Members of the Adelante Mujer Board went on recent trip to Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua.

On December 11, 2017 The Leo House sponsored its Inaugural Pope Leo XIII Award Fundraising Gala. 

Thanks to the Archdiocese of Chicago, the Leo XIII Award, originally given out each year by Auxiliary Bishop Sheil until his death in 1969, was transferred to The Leo House during the fundraising event. Representing the Archdiocese of Chicago were Father James Heyd and Father George Clements.

The 2017 inaugural award was given to Timothy Cardinal Dolan, but due to sudden illness, Auxiliary Bishop John O’Hara of New York accepted the award for him.

Eight Sisters of Saint Agnes were among the 230 guests in attendance at the Yale Club and were introduced by keynote speaker, Father James Martin.

A six-minute documentary video was created for the event describing the founding of The Leo House for German immigrants, and was created by filmmaker, Jennifer Takaki, shown on the right in the 10th photo. To her left is David Ernst, a Gala Consultant, and on the far left is Leo House Board Member Mark Houlihan, and his wife Amy. For a direct link to the video, click HERE.  Another link shows the dozens of photos taken at the event.

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