Those killed in and missing after an October earthquake and Typhoon Haiyan were remembered Saturday during a prayer service "to express communion and solidarity" with survivors.
Global Sisters Report
Tagaytay City, Philippines -- On the third day of a gathering of Asian women religious leaders here the 80 or so gathered sisters broke into groups to visit local projects being run by sisters in the area.
My wife and I were part of a group that visited a center for a dozen neglected and abandoned children. A small group of Carmelite Sisters of Charity (Vedruna) have taken in the children to raise them as family.
The prayers of two religious sisters were key elements of the Vatican-approved miracle that led the way to the beatification of their order's foundress.
Suggest Feb. 8 -- the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese slave who found freedom in Italy and became a nun in the 19th century -- as the best day.
Pope Francis calls on Catholics "not to remain static" and to choose how they make a difference for others, Sr. Carmen Sammut said.
Review: "Trailblazers in Habits" is filled with wonderful footage, photos and interviews about the Maryknoll missionaries and their work.
The withdrawal will mean no Daughters of Charity will serve at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville for the first time since the order founded the hospital in 1898.
"Women & Spirit" chronicles the 300-year contribution of religious women in the U.S., including their nursing of Civil War soldiers and epidemic victims.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Sr. Maureen Skelly has worked with drug addicts, HIV/AIDS patients, police officers and people who work for New York City's MTA.
A Chicago area Catholic sister was honored on Saturday for her decades of work on social justice issues by one of the region’s most well known Catholic agencies.
Also celebrating the life and work of Benedictine Sr. Benita Coffey was one of the nation’s most recognized sisters, Franciscan Sr. Pat Farrell, the former leader of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR).
Coffey, a native Chicagoan who has been a member of the her religious community for 64 years, received The Mary Elsbernd, OSF Award from the 8th Day Center for Justice.