Catholic Items Hold Their own at New York Public Library Exhibit

One of the most progressive items at a New York Public Library exhibit, perhaps overlooked by visitors heading for pop culture gems such as the hand-painted ballet slipper designed by Coco Chanel and an Andy Warhol oil painting of a Studio 54 ticket inscribed to Truman Capote, belongs to a nun.

Passing the Time in Lockdown: Sisters Sew Face Masks

While most of the work at a religious order’s general headquarters continues in lockdown, a group of Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit found an additional activity where they could use their hands, do something together and be useful.

Pope Names Women as Full Members of Congregation for Religious

Pope Francis named six superiors of women’s religious orders, a consecrated laywoman and the superior of the De La Salle Christian Brothers to be full members of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.

Sisters Are As Relevant As They’ve Ever Been

CSJ, RSM, OP, SC, OSB, SND, OSF, DW, CSFN and more…Whatever the post-nominal letters that follow their names, they all signify the same thing: a Catholic sister ministering to the people of God.

Everyone Plays Role in Encouraging Vocations

Promoting religious vocations is the responsibility of every baptized Catholic, said Rockville Centre Deacon Kevin McCormack when he addressed nearly 50 Brooklyn Diocesan parish vocation representatives in Bath Beach Nov. 13.

Vatican’s Dialogue With Religious Continues

More than a year after the conclusion of the Vatican’s apostolic visitation of U.S. communities of women religious, the Vatican began asking more than a dozen orders to send their superiors to Rome to discuss concerns that surfaced.

Time to Honor our Sisters

Students from St. Agnes Academic H.S., College Point, and St. John the Baptist H.S., West Islip, L.I., participated on a Youth Preaching Weekend March 11-13. The young people joined the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville to celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week.

Pope Warns Clergy About Snares of Devil

MORELIA, Mexico (CNS) – The devil loves Christians – especially priests and nuns – who are resigned to the violence and corruption around them, Pope Francis said.