An ancient Japanese art form repairs broken vessels with gold, not hiding the damage. The tradition illustrates Pope Francis' call to "to go to the margins" because they are also places of possibility.
Jyoti Thottam hopes readers of her book on Sisters of Charity of Nazareth who started a hospital in India in 1947 appreciate "what it was like to be a woman in this period, a woman really making her own way."
Contemplate This - Too often, we get used to what we see and hear, and we forget that there is so much more to look at or know that can give us a new perspective. I think I need that additional perspective right now.
At University College Dublin, Professor Deirdre Raftery has led a project to digitize a unique collection of more than 500 photos taken in 1902-1908 by Mother Michael Corcoran of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
GSR won nine awards from Catholic Media Association for stories published in 2021, with many related to coverage of the effects of the pandemic. Notably, judges recognized GSR's signature series "A Just Transition."
For Mother Thecla Merlo, the Daughters of St. Paul's first mother general, taking up new communication technologies was part of her dream project to spend all her energy on whatever was good for the spread of the Gospel.