Global Sisters Report welcomes a new columnist who will be blogging weekly about women religious in mainstream media. This is her first post.
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The Little Sisters of the Poor St. Louis Residence, founded in 1869, is a special place where sisters are available to respond to residents' needs at any time, adding to the spiritually-minded care provided by lay staff members for the elderly.
Just Catholic: Pope Francis is doing everything he can to remind Catholics that they are buried holding rosary beads, not checkbooks. Will any of this make any difference?
Today’s letter, written on March 4, comes from Lasallian Br. Bill Firman, executive director of Solidarity with South Sudan. Furman writes from Juba, South Sudan’s largest city, where BBC Africa reports violence has broken out among the military in the last week.
A champion for the disadvantaged and for fair government practices, Benedictine Sr. Mary John Mananzan adds helping abused overseas workers to her work for social justice in the Philippines.
National Catholic Sisters Week begins tomorrow, March 8, at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn. This inaugural week recognizes sisters nationwide who have served faithfully as part of American history, and events are planned for participants to learn more about sisters and hear their stories of service and vocation.
How we use water, its global importance and threats to access offer starting points for Christian pondering their Lenten sacrifices.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: St. Joseph Sr. Kathy Sherman's home was always filled with music. She wrote her first song at 14 and never looked back.
The 86th Academy Awards are Sun., March 2; Charity Sr. Rejane Cytacki never misses them, and this year she finds inspiration in three films that are powerful testimonies to the strength of the human spirit.
In service for 22 years, the Kim Long healthcare clinic run by Daughters of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception sisters in Hue City provides an important safety net to people who live in remote areas or who cannot afford to pay fees at state-run hospitals.