Teachable moments

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My family didn’t speak very much about our faith, so it was NEWS to them that I wanted to enter a monastic community.

S. Rejane and S. Maria Victoria

My fifteenth -- yep, my quinceañera

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This radical love that God holds for us has led me and nurtures my promise to share my passion for life in various places.

Incarnate Word Sisters Sr. Katty Huanuco, Sr. Helena Monahan, Carmen Ramirez (novice), and Sr. Cathy Vetter.

The school of love

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Living in community sparks the joy that comes from learning how to love and be loved.

Sr Vicenta Javier and her community

IGF057 In Good Faith with Sister Pat Crowley, Bethany House of Hospitality

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Sister Patricia Crowley, a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago, has served her own community as sub-prioress and prioress – and the greater community in leading non-profit organizations serving women, families, and people experiencing homelessness. Currently she is the board president of Bethany House of Hospitality, which shelters young women seeking asylum in the US, and recently started a position with the Religious Formation Conference’s Together program for young women religious. In recognition of her leadership in Chicago, she was awarded three honorary doctorate degrees: one from Chicago Theological Seminary (1998), a second from Elmhurst College (1998), and a third from St. Mary of the Woods College in Terre Haute, IN (2011).

In Good Faith with Sister Patricia Crowley, OSB

Healing racism in religious community

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For many religious communities, confronting the sin of racism means re-examining their own history.

Participants at the 2019 Healing Racism Workshop of the Oblate Sisters of Providence and the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Courtesy of Jane Aseltyne)