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Sister Linda Responds to the Death of George Floyd

At Holy Family Institute we have three values that we ask all board and staff members to embrace when they join the Holy Family “Family:” Faithful Listening, Loving Relationships, and Recognizing God in the everyday. After seeing the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Officers and the riots that followed, […]

Christmas Message from Sister Linda Yankoski

Christmas is time for hope, for love, for family. Thank you for another year of bringing God’s goodness to children and families in this challenging year. The pandemic has had far reaching and dire effects on many members of our community, especially more vulnerable communities where Holy Family Institute provides many needed services. These have […]

Thank you, Catholic School Teachers!

This year, teachers have gone above and beyond to educate the students in Catholic schools. Mike Clark, David Conrad, Michelle Peduto, Mayor Bill Peduto, Rocky Bleier, Jennifer Antkowiak, Larry Richert, and Bishop David Zubik offer words of thanks to our Catholic school teachers.

Notre Dame Club of Pittsburgh Interviews Sister Linda

Check out the Notre Dame Club of Pittsburgh’s interview with Sister Linda on the history of Holy Family Institute, how she ended up here, and the many education and social service programs she’s been a part of creating, including Nazareth Prep! Social Justice Beyond the Dome Ep 8 ~ Sr. Linda Yankoski ’82 from Kerry […]

Care for Our Human Family: Resources on Racism

The Peace and Justice Committee of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth has put together this resource to help each of us respond to the invitation of Jesus to care for our neighbor. These books, videos, articles and other resources are intended to guide us in a discovery of concrete ways to love […]

Nazareth Prep Welcomes New Executive Director and Head of School Rita Canton

Canton brings more than 20 years of teaching and school leadership experience to her new role at the helm of the progressive high school. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania  (June 23, 2020) – Pittsburgh high school Nazareth Prep has named Rita Canton as its new executive director and head of school. Canton brings more than 20 years of teaching and school leadership […]

Solidarity Against Racial Injustice

Let us breathe new life into our world by standing in solidarity against racial injustice. The U.S. province of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth stands in solidarity with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and all who strongly condemn the police-killing of another black man on the streets of our nation. We […]

COVID-19 Update: Counseling Services Available to New and Existing Clients

Phone and video counseling available during the COVID-19 emergency. Learn more about HFI’s programs and sign up for counseling HERE. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (March 26, 2020) – While Western Pennsylvanians practice social distancing and stay at home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, residents who depend on treatment for mental health disorders or addiction may be […]

Lockdown: A Poem to Give Us Hope

To remind us that in the midst of all this uncertainty, there can still be beauty… “Lockdown” by Hsiao-Wen Yes there is fear.Yes there is isolation.Yes there is panic buying.Yes there is sickness.Yes there is even death.But,They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noiseYou can hear the birds again.They say that after […]

Coronavirus Update from Sister Linda

You shall not fear the terror of the night nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that roams in darkness, nor the plague that ravages at noon. Psalm 91:5-6 Holy Family Institute is carefully monitoring the developments around Novel COVID-19 (coronavirus.) Our response to the virus is guided by our faith, our […]