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Directions and decisions: How do general chapters affect sisters’ lives?

Blog Published: June 30, 2020

General Chapters create a process for conversation, listening, growing, and deepening in the ways religious women live vowed life. Chapter Directives no longer focus on the nitty-gritty of daily life but call each sister to respond to the voice of God in prayer.

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How does your Community's charism guide your ministry?

June 8, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Jean McKinney, CSJ, talks about the joy she experienced when getting to know the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston and how that relationship caused an unending smile on her face and in her heart!

Sister Jean McKinney, CSJ

Learning from COVID-19 that we are not alone

Blog Published: June 3, 2020

The pandemic has taught the world deep lessons of the value of one another, the vulnerability of humans and the need for God.

Learning from COVID-19 that we are not alone

How does the Rule of St. Benedict empower you to live your full potential?

May 31, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Tonette Sperando, OSB, points out that the first word in the Rule of St. Benedict is “listen” and to listen with the ear of your heart allows for a loving response—which is so needed in today’s world.

Sister Tonette Sperando, OSB

AS229 Ask Sister - Update from Sister Jane, do nuns watch Netflix, foundresses, drama in the convent

Podcast Recorded: May 22, 2020

Topics: Update from Sister Jane, do nuns watch Netflix, foundresses, drama in the convent

Topics: Update from Sister Jane, do nuns watch Netflix, foundresses, drama in the convent

Transformed from Brokenness

Blog Published: May 6, 2020

Some of the happiest, healthiest, most vibrant, resilient and life-giving people I have come to know are those who—through no choice of their own—have faced, entered and accepted experiences of personal brokenness.

Transformed from Brokenness

The "buzz" about Sisters and sustainability!

Blog Published: April 29, 2020

Sisters “Praise God” with beehives and solar fields to support the efforts of sustainability and environmental education.

The "buzz" about Sisters and sustainability!

Celebrating Earth Day

Blog Published: April 22, 2020

Today is Earth Day, and I’m celebrating with people all over the world! But at first, I didn’t really feel like celebrating.

Celebrating Earth Day