Sydney Clark is a recent graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she received her master's in 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.

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Nursing students bring aid, community to retired Dominican sisters amid the pandemic

Two Caldwell University nursing students were hired to work at St. Catherine of Siena Convent as nursing assistants during the Spring 2021 semester. After the semester ended, both kept working there.

Sisters repurpose their COVID-19 stimulus checks to aid those in need

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.

Virtual event encourages participants to discover, respond to God-given gifts

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.

Given Institute hosts virtual event, postpones women's leadership forum

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.