Pope pays tribute to women religious caring for the sick

Early in the morning, in the chapel of his residence, Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the feast of the Annunciation and paid tribute to women religious, especially those caring for the sick during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Passing the time in lockdown: Sisters sew face masks

While most of the work at a religious order's general headquarters continues in lockdown, a group of Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit found an additional activity where they could use their hands, do something together and be useful.

For religious, God's love is worth more than any earthly good, pope says

When one is totally in love with the Lord, then poverty, chastity and obedience are not sacrifices, but vehicles of freedom, Pope Francis told consecrated men and women.

Not by numbers: Women religious finding new ways to minister, collaborate

In an interview Jan. 29, just a few days before the annual celebration Feb. 2 of the World Day for Consecrated Life, Loreto Sr. Patricia Murray said, "The Holy Spirit is at work in building us as religious women into a global family."