Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans is a frequent contributor to the Global Sisters Report, and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Religion News Service, National Catholic Reporter, Sojourners, Christian Century, The Washington Post and Philadelphia Inquirer. She resides in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania, with her family.

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Summit on aging in men's religious orders to examine grief, hope

After a year of pandemic, the group representing men in Catholic religious orders in the U.S. is retooling an annual summit on caring for aging members, with a focus on wellness and creative ways to collaborate and share resources.

As pandemic stress lingers, religious organizations can help people manage

Americans of all ages are experiencing a pandemic of stress-induced anxieties, but congregations, families, friends and school personnel can help promote wellness and healing.

Impact investing moves money from 'do no harm' to promoting social good

Momentum is growing among Catholic organizations that are shifting their investment portfolios toward supporting constructive projects that contribute to social change, like clean energy generation, sustainable agriculture and economic empowerment of disadvantaged groups.

As recruiting slows, women religious reflect, choose new course

Amid times of sadness as colleagues have died and ministries have been reconfigured, women religious have brought skill, resilience and profound faith to the task of planning for their individual and corporate futures.