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Posted on 06/08/2020
The Sisters of Mercy, West Midwest celebrate 55 jubilarians who entered the Mercy community from 25 to 75 years ago. Following the footsteps of Catherine McAuley, they served in a great variety of ministries including teaching, founding a free medical clinic, hospital chaplaincy, family law, and retreat direction. The hallmarks of their years...
Posted on 06/02/2020
As School Sisters of Notre Dame and as the Atlantic-Midwest Province, we lament the death of Mr. George Floyd of Minneapolis, who died from inhumane and cruel treatment at the hands of local police. The cries of Mr. Floyd for mercy, and for breath, resound through our hearts, calling us yet again to repent our complicity in the scourge and sin...
Posted on 06/02/2020
Statement of the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great on the Death of George Floyd The Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great express deep sorrow and regret at the needless death of George Floyd. This occasion demands prayer, reflection, and urgent attention to the present moment. In a spirit of mourning we address this letter to...
Posted on 06/02/2020
The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady are the religious sponsor for Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School high school, ensuring that it is Catholic in identity and mission, true to the religious charism of the congregation. Cristo Rey Baton Rouge began the 2019-2020 school year with 174 students in grades 9-12. In May, the Class...
Posted on 05/29/2020
  Ancillae Secular Institute members are going viral during the lockdown days.13th of May 2020 on the occassion of  the feast of  Our Lady of Fatima 'Ancillae Media' was launched with the aim of promoting 'Consecrated Secularity' and the 'Spirituality of Insertion' among today’s Cyber - Savvy generations.   “We...
Posted on 05/28/2020
Sadness, frustration, fear, and anger are but a few of the disquieting emotions resulting from the egregious fatal arrest of George Floyd of Minneapolis.  “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly,” wrote Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  We once again are feeling the pain that the use of violent force is wreaking...
Posted on 05/28/2020
Laudato SI' Week 2020 was celebrated with nine days (Novena) prayer and reflection in the provincial house community. 48 Sisters participated in the Novena. Before conducting the Novena, the young members of the community,15 of them were given a week training on Laudato SI' and I teamed them with me to conduct the Novena for the whole community...
Posted on 05/27/2020
We are a big community of 16 members of different ages and situations ; old , young, sick and in active ministry,living at the provincial house community and serving the most needy in Ngando, an urban settlement in Nairobi Kenya. From the 13th March,2020 when instructions were closed in the country to control spread of Corona virus, we...
Posted on 05/27/2020
Most folks realize the importance of frequently washing their hands to help prevent the spread of disease, especially as a precaution against COVID-19. However, what happens when you don’t have access to clean water or soap? “People who are experiencing homelessness are very vulnerable to this pandemic. There is almost no place where they...
Posted on 05/27/2020
In Walking the Good Red Road: Nicholas Black Elk’s Journey to Sainthood, writer and producer Sister Judith Ann Zielinski, OSF, and the team from NewGroup Media, tells the story of Lakota Holy Man Nicholas Black Elk on his journey to canonization as the first U.S. Native American male saint.  Born into pre-reservation America in 1863,...
Posted on 05/27/2020
Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa marking 50, 60, 70, and 75 years of religious life in 2020 have been preaching and teaching the Gospel for a combined total of 2,400 years! To view their announcements and photos, go to www.sinsinawa.org/jubilee online. 
Posted on 05/26/2020
Join the Dominican Sisters of Hope from 2-3 pm EST on Thursday, May 28th for an online discussion of racial disparity during COVID-19. We’ll use Shannen Dee Williams’ telling of Sister Duchemin’s story as an entryway into highlighting the huge racial disparity still in our society today. The coronavirus pandemic has not only...
Posted on 05/06/2020
TORONTO, ONTARIO/FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/May 4, 2020: Inspired by Pope Francis’ recent call for a “creativity of love”, staff members for the Sisters of St. Joseph kick-off an online campaign today providing justice-focused solutions selected from around the globe. “In an impossible world, anything is possible,” explains Leah Watkiss, Ministry...
Posted on 04/30/2020
During these challenging times, we want to share some uplifting news from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province.  Our own Irene O’Neill, CSJ, was featured on MSNBC and KARE11 discussing the critical work of Sisters Rising Worldwide (and all Sisters) during the pandemic. Congratulations to...
Posted on 04/29/2020
The Sisters of Life invite you to a virtual evening in place of their annual dinner gala in New York which had to be cancelled this year due to the Coronavirus.  All are welcome to join us on Thursday, April 30 at 8 pm ET for an experience of beauty, hope and joy reflecting on the truth of the goodness of each human person, made in the...
Posted on 04/20/2020
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the very first Earth Day celebration!  The Sisters of St. Francis of Clinton, Iowa have taken a corporate stand on the importance of caring for Creation.  To commemorate Earth Day this year, we have released a short video in which the sisters demonstrate simple steps we can all take to help...
Posted on 04/08/2020
I thought you might want to take a look at what the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Ohio Province has on our website. We are updating it as the sisters overseas update us.   https://www.sndohio.org/sisters-notre-dame/news/1677833/covid-19-update-from-around-the-world
Posted on 03/31/2020
For a majority of people around the world, life has dramatically changed since the Coronavirus outbreak. Many have been fortunate enough to quarantine themselves at home, working remotely, while others have sadly lost their jobs. It seems as if every news story or social media post is about COVID-19, and it feels like there is no end in...
Posted on 03/26/2020
Medicines for Humanity is an international health non-profit with the mission to save the lives of vulnerable children under 5 and their mothers. We work in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, partnering with communities of women religious (CWRs) in multiple countries with a focus on capacity building, healthy systems...
Posted on 03/25/2020
Join the World Community of Christian Meditation Online every Thursday from 12:15-12:50pm (MST) to communicate and nurture meditation as passed on through the teaching of Father John Main, OSB in the Christian tradition.  All are welcome to join the online meditation group. To join the group, follow these steps: 1. RSVP – Here...
Posted on 03/25/2020
The Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland selected a new leadership team during community meetings recently at Merici Crossings, their Pepper Pike, Ohio residence and congregational center.  The five-person team, including a president and four council members, will serve a four-year term, implementing the directional plan set at their...
Posted on 03/25/2020
We invite you to bring your fears, your hopes, your gratitude, your restlessness, etc. while we process and pray together via Zoom every Saturday at 4 pm EST. We'll spend an hour reflecting, praying, and holding each other. This session is free and open to all.
Posted on 03/25/2020
Join us for an online discussion on D.L. Mayfield's Sojourners article on Thursday, March 26th, from 3-4 pm EST. In her Sojourners article, D.L. Mayfield writes, “Christians can be at the forefront of rejecting extreme individualism and lean into a collectivist worldview where each person is seen as made in the image of God and...
Posted on 03/06/2020
The St. Joseph Worker Program creates a year-long service opportunity for women (21-30) in preparation for a life-long commitment to social change and personal transformation. Individual growth and development is built on the values of leadership, spirituality, social justice and intentional community grounded in living simply and sustainably....
Posted on 03/05/2020
The Religious Formation Conference (RFC) is excited to announce our Lenten webinar with Dianne Bergant, CSA, PhD. We invite you to join us for this webinar on Tuesday, March 17 at 1:00pm central time titled Lent: The Face of the Mercy of God. RFC webinars are free and open to all. Registration is required. In the document Misericordia...

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