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January 16, 2020

Religious life is full of surprises. The event that I attended with 50 nuns last weekend was no exception!

January 8, 2020

Sisters celebrate together intercultural new year's rituals through shared prayer, delicious food, fond memories and their hopes for the future.

December 25, 2019

Beyond the trees and tinsel and light…beyond the gifts of family and friends…beyond everything around us is a silent, fresh Presence, awakening in us today in new and deeper ways.

December 11, 2019

Ice cream at a funeral? Funeral customs around the world have many common elements, but each culture and each religious congregation puts its unique stamp on the rituals around death and dying. 

November 26, 2019

The Thanksgiving holiday brings to mind a conference I recently attended, where people talked about the connection between “thanks” and “giving.”

November 25, 2019

“I thought well, if I enter, sisters don’t dance. I’ll have to leave that behind.” Little did she know, dance would become a key part of her ministry—and her prayer.

 

 

November 12, 2019

No matter what ministry a sister is involved in--retreat direction, political activism, teaching, catechesis, public speaking, or eco-spirituality, her prayer life is very intertwined in the daily experiences. 

November 11, 2019

A great joy in religious life is being overwhelmed by God’s love for me personally and being able to be a conduit of that love to others.

October 28, 2019

“I think women religious today have a role to play in society and the world needs more prophetic voices.”

October 23, 2019

I live and work in El Paso, Texas, which has become a central hub for the U.S. refugee situation. We use research, reflection, leadership development, education and action in working for justice to transform the region around El Paso; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; and Las Cruces, New Mexico. We use research, reflection, leadership development, education and action in working for justice to transform the region around El Paso; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; and Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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