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A Memoir by IHM Sister Margaret Brennan

Blog Published: February 24, 2010

My dear friend and IHM Sister Margaret Brennan recently published her memoir, What Was There for Me Once (2009 Novalis) and last week National Catholic Reporter published a review of the book called “A life of change and renewal” (February 19, 2010).

NUNDAY Linda a Brigittine Postulant

Blog Published: December 1, 2008

Nunday today features a postulant from the other side of the globe. Well, I don’t know if Sweden is exactly on the other side, but it’s pretty far from Chicago! Soon-to-be-Sister Linda is a postulant with the Brigittine community in Sweden.

Slate.com on Consecrated and Monastic Life

Blog Published: October 17, 2008

Slate.com, the online news magazine, has an interesting but highly questionable assessment of consecrated and monastic life in the article "A Monastic Kind of Life: How Catholic religious communities are trying to attract young people again".