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“The Future of Catholic Universities and the Role of Liberal Arts in Higher Education Today,” panel at Caldwell University, Oct. 21

Event date: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 3 p.m.
“The Future of Catholic Universities and the Role of Liberal Arts in Higher Education Today,” will be the topic of a panel moderated by James Flynn, Ph.D., Chair of the Caldwell University Theology and Philosophy Department, 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 21. Attendees can attend in-person or virtually.      The talk is one...

Catching up with Sr. Maggie McDermott

Published 10/14/2021
By Katie Beckmann Mahon, Communications Manager   The past few months for Sr. Maggie McDermott, OP, have been quite busy. Sr. Maggie, a Sister of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, and Executive Director of Tolentine Zeiser CLC, had to prepare for her school to reopen and get her staff and students familiar with new health and...

A Joyful Jubilee Celebration

Published 10/14/2021
By Katie Mahon, Communications Mananger   On Sunday, October 10th, the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, Motherhouse Chapel was full of joy and love as Sisters and Associates came together to celebrate 14 Jubilarians. Sr. Victoria Sloane celebrated 75 years of religious life, while Sisters Mary Margaret Gleeson,...

Statement of Adrian Dominican Sisters on Haitian Refugees

Published 09/29/2021
The General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters issued the following statement on the treatment by the President Joseph Biden Administration on Haitian refugees at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Adrian Dominican Sisters join other religious leaders nationally in calling on the Biden Administration to immediately end deportation flights of...

Uncorked! Virtual Event

Event date: Wednesday, October 20, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.--Wine pickup; Virtual Wine Tasting, Thursday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m.
Uncorked-Kansas City & St. Louis 2021 VIRTUAL EVENT A lovely evening of specialty wine and delicious chocolates from the comfort of your own home. Celebrate autumn with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Uncorked! Virtual Event.   WINE PICK UP : Wednesday, Oct. 20 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. Pick up your goodie bag...

Linger Over Breakfast-Care for Creation in Action

Event date: Saturday, October 23, 8:30 - 11 a.m.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet present Linger Over Breakfast: Care for Creation in Action with the Jerusalem Farm Community Saturday, October 23, 2021 Doors open: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9 – 11 a.m. At Avila University, Whitfield Center-together in person or via Zoom! 11901 Wornall Road Kansas City, MO...

Finding God Everywhere

Event date: Thursday, September 23, 2021
Finding God Everywhere: Insights from the Bible online Sept. 23 People hungry for a deeper life with God and more ease in praying with the Bible can find nourishment in this virtual program that explores what the Bible can tell us about how to “find” the God who is everywhere present. In truth, the matter is less our human “finding” and more...

Season Two of the Hearts Afire Podcast

Published 09/15/2021
By Katie Beckmann Mahon, Communications Manager   In March 2021, the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, launched the Hearts Afire Podcast. The Hearts Afire Podcast featured ten bi-weekly episodes live-streamed on YouTube, then distributed on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Audible in its first season. The most-...

Synodality Conference This Saturday

Published 09/14/2021
You are invited to a One-Day International Encounter, hosted by Bon Secours Young Adults.  Our goals for this event are simple: 1. to provide you a space to learn more about a very important topic for Catholics today, Synodality, which we see as a critical path forward for the future. 2. to give you an opportunity to get...

Join the conversation about Food Security

Event date: October 13, 2021
Food security means having physical and economic access to sufficient safe and nutritious food at all times to meet dietary needs for a productive and healthy life. How does food insecurity lead to migration? What is the impact of climate change on food production and access? How is food security stratified across racial lines?  ...

The Fight Against Hunger

Published 09/09/2021
September marks Hunger Action Month, a time to raise awareness regarding the heartbreaking statistics that 42 million in the United States, including over 13 million children, are currently facing hunger.    This alarming number is one of the many reasons that the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, NY, and the team at Harmony...

Retreat Day with Sr. Julie, PBVM in Downtown L.A.

Published 09/07/2021
Retreat Day with Sr. Julie, PBVM. “We were so amazed and humbled to see the heart, love and faith the staff at the mission have for the work that they do and the service they provide. We were so blessed to be a part of it for the day.” -Principal Sandra Alamo-Ng, Saint Joseph School, Upland. Youtube: https://youtu.be/HwrGS7HkRu0 ...

Exploring Economic Justice

Event date: September 8, 2021
What does economic justice mean to a woman in the workforce? To an immigrant without health care? To a mother with many mouths to feed? For many in our society, the avenues of opportunity are limited by the status quo between the haves and the have-nots. Join our conversation on September 8 at 3 p.m. Central as host Charish Badzinski joins a...

Sisters of Notre Dame Global Update

Event date: September 12, 2021
Sisters of Notre Dame Global Update & Reception Please join us for an update on the Sisters of Notre Dame around the world. We welcome three congregational leaders to California. They will share the spirit and mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame as it is today in 17 countries. Honored Guests Sr. Kristin Battles, Superior General Sr...

Franciscan Sister Appointed to General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops

Published 08/11/2021
Cardinal Mario Grech has appointed Sr. Marie Kolbe Zamora, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, to serve as an official for the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops. Zamora’s appointment commences at the Vatican on Sept. 1, 2021.  Zamora will work with Cardinal Grech (General Secretary for the Synod of Bishops),...

Join the legacy and mission of a Saint: Sisters of Providence to host Come and See Retreat

Event date: October 1-October 3
Where is God calling you? Come and See life as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. All single, Catholic women ages 18-42 are invited to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on Oct. 1-3. During the free, in-person weekend retreat, you can learn about the life and mission of Congregation foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. You...

Deeptime Leadership and Religious Communities

Event date: August 18th, 7:00 PM ET (US)
Deeptime Leadership and Religious Communities  (Info Session) August 18th, 7:00 PM ET (US)   This is an information session about the upcoming nine-month Deeptime Leadership & Personal Empowerment Program that starts Sept. 22nd.  Join us for a discussion of the power of Deeptime visionary leadership and its...

Sr. Fidelma's Journey to the USA

Published 08/06/2021
We have a new video on one of our sisters and her journey to the USA. Please watch, like, post, share etc. Thank you so much for the support, we greatly appreciate it! Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/L5EQCPFmm0g Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PresentationSistersUSA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/...

Sr. Bridget Mary Troy on Faith During Sickness

Published 08/05/2021
By Katie Beckmann Mahon, Communications Manager   Faith is something that has been tested frequently throughout the pandemic. Whether it was a diagnosis of COVID-19 or dealing with economic issues, one’s faith and relationship with God were often questioned over the past 18 months. In the most recent episode of the Hearts Afire...

Society of the Sacred Heart, United States – Canada Province, announced a new provincial team

Published 08/05/2021
The Society of the Sacred Heart, United States – Canada Province, announced a new provincial and provincial team. With the unanimous consent of the Society of the Sacred Heart General Council, Suzanne Cooke, RSCJ, was named the new provincial for a mandate of three years, commencing on August 1, 2021. After receiving input from Religious of...

Sisters host conversation about eliminating gun violence

Event date: August 11, 2021
Gun violence has become a global human rights and public health issue that threatens the basic right to life. Gun violence disproportionately impacts communities of color, women and other marginalized groups in society. Armed violence and climate change are two of the root causes forcing millions of migrants and refugees to flee their homes and...

Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary- Eastern America Elect New Leadership Team

Published 08/02/2021
The Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary – Eastern American Area have elected a new area leader and councilors. Sister Rosamond Blanchet, RSHM was installed as the new area leader at the close of the area’s convocation on July 31, 2021. Sister Rosamond served previously in various capacities: school principal, formation director, and...

Associate Eileen Foti Publishes New Book

Published 07/29/2021
By Katie Beckmann Mahon, Communications Manager   Eileen Foti is a woman of many talents. She is a brilliant artist, illustrator, photographer, as well as a wife, mother, grandmother, and Associate for the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York. She is a highly decorated author. Eileen, who frequently volunteers at the...

S. Ruth Lautt Helps Bring COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-Up

Published 07/26/2021
Sister of St. Dominic of Amityville, Ruth Lautt, OP, initiated and coordinated to bring a New York City Health & Hospitals Mobile Vaccine Site to the parish of St. Fidelis in College Point, NY. People from St Fidelis Parish and beyond came all day both days-- July 10th and 11th -- to get their shots. The St. Fidelis Parish family was...

Sisters of the Redeemer Elect New Leadership Team

Published 07/23/2021
The Sisters of the Redeemer, American Province, concluded their Province Chapter on July 10. The theme for the 11th Province Chapter was “Drawn by Redeeming Love to a Future Full of Hope.” Inspired by the General Resolutions of 2019 shared with their international Congregation of Sisters in Germany and Tanzania, Province Chapter focused on...

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