Finding Hope in Turbulent Times: E-Cards from the Road

Sister Simone Campbell Our Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, recently traveled through the south going to bookstores to have conversations about the reality in the local situation and seeking to understand what their lived experience is like and where people find hope. Most days she sent “electronic postcards” about her discoveries in hopes to provide new […]

Here We Are, Send Us!

Reflections of the SSS Centennial Celebrations “It Was A Pilgrimage” An Interview with Sr. Grace Boys, SSS With Mary Hatton, Director of Development When you think of the SSS at 100 years old, what comes to mind? Ahh, there’s so much history! I’ve known some of the Eastern European Sisters for a long time, and […]

Pentecost 2023

The Sisters of Social Service gathered in Encino to celebrate Pentecost and open Chapter Procedings, which happens every four years. We were fortunate to welcome many of our Sisters from around the world, including Mexico, Taiwan and the Philippines, as well as current General Moderator Sister Magdi Kovari and Former General Moderator, Sister Ágnes Pataki, […]

Sister Suzanne Simo Celebrates her 100th Birthday with Pizzaz!

Click the video below to watch a bit of Sister Suzanne’s story! Sister Suzanne celebrated with special out-of-town guests, including Hungarian Sisters Maria from Buffalo (left), and Terez from Budapest; and niece Laura from Ohio (far right).

Spiritus 2023

The Social Service Auxiliary’s 2023 Spiritus Award Luncheon, honoring Robert & Joanne Smith and The Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation for all their years of dedication, was a great success thanks to you, our many friends and supporters of the Sisters of Social Service! We couldn’t do it without you, “That’s what friends are for!” To support the […]

Jubilee Postcard from Cuba

Sisters Magdi and Marti, from the Eastern Eurpean Delegation, celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the SSS with sisters in El Cobre, Cuba! “We have just returned from our visit in the Cuban District, where we celebrated our jubilee in El Cobre with the sisters. It was an inspirational experience to spend time […]

SSS Federation Leadership in Audience with Pope Francis

Sr. Maribeth Larkin Joins SSS Federation Leadership in Audience with Pope Francis, Launching 100th Anniversary of Our Founding With a joyful spirit, together with our Sisters of Social Service around the world, we Sisters of Social Service of Los Angeles are delighted to celebrate the centennial of the founding of the community in Budapest, Hungary, […]


Dear friends of the SSS, as our fiscal year comes to a close in a few short weeks (September 30) we invite your immediate support to help us bridge a significant shortfall in our budget.