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Beyond The Habit - Episode 4: Sister Celine and Sister Marie Estelle

Blog Published: 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.

Sister Celine and Sister Marie-Estelle

Beyond The Habit - Episode 3: Sister Alison McCrary

Blog Published: October 28, 2019

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

Beyond The Habit—Episode 3: The Power of Sisterhood

Beyond The Habit - Episode 2: Serving Those Who Are Most In Need

Blog Published: October 14, 2019

"I thought I had everything, but I had nothing before I discovered God."

Sister-Monica-Nobl Grau

A glimpse of History Heaven!

Blog Published: July 2, 2019

If there’s a History Heaven, it’s probably a lot like the Conference on the History of Women Religious! I kept a daily journal so that I could share some of the historical figures and ideas I encountered there.

Conference for the History of Women Religious

Some fave Advent resources for prayer and reflection

Blog Published: December 6, 2012

The countdown to Christmas is on! I’m reminded of this daily by the flood of discount coupons in my email and online pop-up ads warning that there’s only a few shopping days left til Christmas.

I laughed, I cried, I watched it again! The video “Sisters of Mercy: Going West on the Journey”

Blog Published: November 29, 2012

I just watched the video “Sisters of Mercy: Going West on the Journey,” about the Sisters of Mercy coming to the Americas in the 1800s. In a word, WOW!

A breath of Fresh Air with LCWR president

Blog Published: July 19, 2012

This interview rocks! Sister Pat Farrell, OSF, president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, talked with Terry Gross on the NPR program Fresh Air on Tuesday.

Resource for reflection on doctrinal assessment of LCWR

Blog Published: April 24, 2012

After the Vatican made its announcement about the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR ) last week, many Catholics expressed a desire to learn more about the doctrinal assessment and reflect on its meaning in light of theology, which Saint Anselm described as “faith seeking understanding.”