In 1956, 17-year-old Sister Cora Marie Billings of Philadelphia entered the Sisters of Mercy in Merion, Pennsylvania, becoming the first Black member of the Philadelphia community.
More Than a Place to Die: Sisters Offer Hospice Care to Patients in Kenya
Michael Kamau Mathini is convinced that his father lived as long as he did because of the quality of care he received at Our Lady Hospice-Thigio, run by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul.
Ahead of 100th Birthday, Marymount Nun Remembers Lessons Learned in Love, Diversity
“You learn not from what people say, but what you see around all the time.” Days away from her 100th birthday, Sister Canis Walsh, R.S.H.M. is looking back on everything she’s learned, everyone she’s met, and everything she’s seen during her century on this earth.
Sister Jean Now 100: Milestone for the Beloved Loyola Hoops Nun
When it comes to March Madness, Sister Jean is second to “nun.” At least in age.The chaplain of Loyola University Chicago’s men’s basketball team, who rose to prominence during the 2018 NCAA Tournament when the Ramblers reached the Final Four, turned 100 on Aug. 21.
Pope Makes Surprise Visit to Nun Recovering From Surgery
An elderly religious sister who worked for many years at the Domus Sanctae Marthae, the papal residence, was at her congregation’s house recovering from surgery when she received an unexpected visit from Pope Francis.