Actively caring for the Earth with spiritual motivation

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Pope Francis calls us to become aware of and dare to turn what is happening to the world into our own personal suffering and, in so doing, discover what each of us can do about it. Like the young boy in the story, we have dared to let the pain of our Mother Earth penetrate our hearts.

Caring for the earth blog

Lessons learned from my ministry and life as a sister

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The adventures of missionary life always intrigue me; every day, they require trust in God, myself, and the people I serve. Thinking of my last mission to Wau, South Sudan, I think of a quote from Paulo Coelho: "Take advantage of the chance that tragedy has given you; not everyone is capable of doing so." When I arrived in South Sudan, it looked like tragedy.

Lessons learned from my ministry and life as a sister

Sisters describe ways they foster dialogue between groups with differing values.

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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.

Evangelization café and garden nurture community

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In this Random Nun Clip, the sisters talk about the Felicians’ new ministry in Detroit. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS211 at aNunsLife.org.

Grace, prayer, and the practice of begging

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In this Random Nun Clip, Sr. Cecilia Marie Fausto talks about the begging tradition of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Hear the full podcast and see photos, our travel journal, and lots more from our Motherhouse Road Trip with the Little Sisters in Mobile, Alabama.