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).
AS240 Ask Sister: Are nuns prayer professionals, how can I keep up on the faith journey, why does this commercial bug me?
Join Sister Shannon and Sister Maxine for lively conversation in response to listener questions! Topics: Are nuns prayer professionals, how can I keep up on the faith journey, why does this commercial bug me?
Numbers don’t tell the whole story! Though Sisters’ numbers may be lower than they were in the mid-20th Century, their influence for good is greater than ever. Host: Sister Rejane Cytacki.
Hear the full In Good Faith episode here.