Community News

Posted on 12/05/2019
Sister Marie-Thérèse Gnamazo of Cameroon made first profession of vows as a Sister of Providence in a multicultural liturgy on Nov. 23, in the chapel at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle.  Mass was presided by Rev. Fr. Peter Ely, S.J., concelebrated by Rev. Fr. Jack Walmesley, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Mbock Mbock of Cameroon, and Rev. Fr. Colleen...
Posted on 11/25/2019
Sister Eunice Antony recently joined the steering committee of the National Benedictines for Peace (BFP). The group's mission is to give "a common voice to a vision of peace as we confront the violence of our day with the love of Christ that it might be transformed by our prayers and actions." You can learn more about BFP and the steering...
Posted on 11/21/2019
The National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) featured the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland in their Fall Newsletter!  "Letting Go and Carrying On:  A Community Steps into a Bold New Future"  explains the exhaustive planning, hard work, sacrifice, and— above all—faith, neccessary in moving into a new congregational home. ...
Posted on 11/20/2019
CTU announces the establishment of a Visiting Scholar appointment sponsored by the Thriving in Ministry Initiative which is funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc.  A Visiting Scholar will propose a research agenda for a stated period of time ranging  from one month and up to one academic year. Research conducted should include...
Posted on 11/18/2019
Watch the seventh annual Join the Journey luncheon, in support of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. You will be inspired as you hear stories of ways the Sisters transform lives through their ministry as they serve those most in need.
Posted on 11/18/2019
It's an unlikely alliance across communities of spirit! The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart are forming a Nuns & Nones group in the Frankfort area that will begin in January 2020. Nuns & Nones (millennials – both women and men – with no particular religious affiliation) is a movement gaining momentum across the U.S.A.,...
Posted on 11/18/2019
Do you need some Christmas spirit? The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart are decking the halls for you to come and enjoy some holiday cheer! After the 9:00 a.m. Mass on Sunday, December 15, we'll take you on a tour of the many Christmas decorations at the Motherhouse, 9201 W. St. Francis Road, Frankfort, IL. Afterward, we invite you to...
Posted on 11/14/2019
November 21 is a significant date for the Felician Sisters. It marks their founding in 1855 and their arrival in North America in 1874; and on Nov. 21, 2009, the Sisters took another step in the evolution of their community as the eight North American provinces merged into Our Lady of Hope Province, effectively pooling their resources, the most...
Posted on 11/13/2019
The Religious Formation Conference (RFC) is excited to announce our Advent webinar with Marcelline Koch, OP. We invite you to join us for this webinar on Wednesday, December 18th at 2:00pm central time titled Advent: The Incarnation of Love. RFC webinars are free and open to all. Registration is required. For more information and to register...
Posted on 11/13/2019
On November 3, the U.S. Province of the Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk celebrated its 95th Anniversary at St. William the Abbot Church in Seaford, NY. A gathering of over 200 Sisters, Associates, family and friends joined for Sunday mass celebrated by Most Reverend John C. Dunne, retired bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, and Rev. Msgr....
Posted on 11/05/2019
Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception (SCIC) joyfully celebrated 165 years of grace and gratitude at Ruth Ross Residence Oct. 17-20 among associates, family members, staff and friends. “May these four days of festival release within and among us a renewed sense of God’s providence, surprise and ever-unfolding presence over 165...
Posted on 10/31/2019
On 22 of October 2019, the delegates of the General Chapter of the Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ) elected Sister Bonnie Moser as General Superior for the next six years. Aided by her Council, her role is to govern the FCJ Society, in accordance with its Constitutions. Educated by the FCJs in Edmonton, Canada, Sister Bonnie entered the...
Posted on 10/22/2019
Global Sisters Report, a project of National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company that gives greater voice to Catholic sisters around the globe, launches GSR in the Classroom.  For this education initiative, GSR adapted many articles and columns for use in Catholic high school and middle school classes, and faith formation programs....