Veteran theologians and young seminary students who gathered at a public event March 10 at the Mary Louis Academy in the New York City borough of Queens to discuss accomplishments and ongoing challenges for female theologians and biblical scholars.
With the director a "none" — a religiously unaffiliated millennial — herself, the 2015 film about three U.S. sisters made a fitting centerpiece for attendees of the Washington event during National Catholic Sisters Week.
The sixth annual celebration of Catholic women religious, which always begins March 8, International Women's Day, and runs through March 14, has a record number of events planned. National Catholic Sisters Week, which focuses on getting laypeople to engage with sisters, continues to grow in part because the program staff have made it easier than ever to participate.
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