Throughout the pandemic, Global Sisters Report has been checking in with sisters and their communities to see how they are faring. These series of vignettes provide a window into what religious life is like under the threat of COVID-19.
Women religious continue to minister to those who need help. Updates from sisters and their adapted their ministries during COVID-19 include Tanzania, Panama, Nigeria, Vietnam, two places in India, and Kentucky in the U.S.
Women religious continue to minister to those who need help in the face of a deadly, ongoing pandemic. This week, GSR writers provide updates on how sisters have adapted their ministries during COVID-19.
"We're taking this as an opportunity to grow spiritually and to fall in love with the life again. We're trying to see this as a gift from God, as time we can set aside without needing to ask permission."
Congregations share how they are reacting to the crisis — praying, bringing people together online, making masks for health care workers, carrying on limited ministries. "Religious life has prepared me for this," says one sister.