2022 Assembly


Strengthened resolve to combatting human trafficking.


The Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross (SCSC) have a membership of more than 3,200 worldwide, in numerous Provinces and Vicariates, engaged at various levels in social, educational and pastoral projects for the benefit of humanity.  
Included are three RENATE Working Board members, Sr. Gabriella Legrádí (Hungary); Sr. Viktorija Šimić, (Croatia) and Sr. Klara Marie Stráníková, (Czech Republic). You will have read on the RENATE website of their respective work to combat human trafficking and help with support and prayer for the victims of human trafficking and exploitation.
Coordinators of the various SCSC Provinces and Vicariates engaged in the apostolate of fighting against trafficking in human beings, have just concluded a week-long period of reflection and discernment on the theme ‘’To Stand up for Human Dignity, ’’ 18-25 September, 2017.
The Sisters enjoyed presentations from those involved at various levels in working against the different forms of human trafficking, including PowerPoint presentations by Sr. Gabriella, Sr. Klara Marie and Sr. Viktorija.
Sr. Lea Ackermann, founder of SOLWODI, spent a day with the conference members, speaking about the ministry of engaging with women who are suffering.
The Sisters at the Conference strengthened their resolve to further developing structures which will facilitate networking amongst the congregational houses worldwide,  in order to combat human trafficking and bring solace to victims and survivors.
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Prepared by Anne Kelleher, RENATE Communications Person, following interview with Sr. Gabriela Legrádí, SCSC.