Sydney Clark is in graduate school at the University of Maryland, College Park, studying multiplatform journalism. She is a student member of the National Association of Black Journalists and a multimedia freelancer with Catholic News Service, the Hyattsville Life & Times, and College Park Here & Now.
Congregations have pooled economic impact payments sisters have received from the U.S. government during the coronavirus pandemic, and they've used the funds to establish grants for vulnerable communities.
The Given Institute's online "Discover the Gift" event focused on a three-part theme centered around young adult Catholic women: receive the gift that they are, realize the gifts they've been given and respond with the gifts only they can give.
In place of its annual leadership forum for young Catholic women, the Given Institute this year is hosting an online five-day event open to women of all ages titled "Discover the Gift," taking place June 10-14.
According to Sr. Bethany Madonna, vocations director for the Sisters of Life, one's circumstances change, yet life is a gift.