35th Annual Lumen Christi Award Recipient to Receive $50,000 Grant for Ministry and Diocese

August 22, 2012

  • Catholic Extension announced the Felician Sisters in Kingstree, South Carolina as the recipients of its 35th Annual Lumen Christi ("Light of Christ") Award
  • Recipients of the national award demonstrate how the power of faith can transform lives and communities
  • The Felician Sisters have transformed, over 20 years, a community of violence and poverty through serving the poor and disadvantaged with an after-school program, food pantry, clothing closet, meal program and religious education
  • The Sisters have brought together 11 different Christian denominations by building a spirit of ecumenism to serve with their ministry
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Felician Sisters in Kingstree, South Carolina

Interdenominational volunteers help Sisters with the Blessed Angela meal program

The Sisters live among and minister to the people of Kingstree, South Carolina