In the kitchen of St. Anthony’s Convent, the Sisters of Life gathered around the stainless steel countertops to discuss a vital issue: How do you cook bison?
Religious Order Leads Affordable Housing Project on Closed Catholic Campus
In a project led by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, regular working folks will have dwellings they can afford in one of Oregon’s highest rent districts by fall 2023.
U.S. Catholic Church to Observe National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 7-13
Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen, New Jersey, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations, is encouraging dioceses to use National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 7-13, as a time to foster vocations in their local faith communities.
Catholic Nonprofit Will Honor Women Religious Who Died of COVID-19
Chicago-based Catholic Extension plans to help 1,000 women religious with grants in memory of a group of sisters who died in late December of COVID-19 in Elm Grove, Wisconsin.
Black Religious Orders Broke Racial Barriers in the U.S.
When it comes to the earliest orders of Black Catholic religious sisters in the United States, Shannen Dee Williams wants people to recognize the perseverance, struggle, and commitment to God they put forth to make religious life possible for Black women and girls in the United States — something she considers overlooked.
Kenyan Nun Uses Law Degree to Navigate Church Through African Society
Sister Leonida Katunge wears two hats – or habits, rather – spending her days alternating between teaching courses in liturgy and practicing law in her homeland of Kenya.
Nun Warns African Catholics, ‘If You Want to Lead, Clean House on Abuse’
As the number of African Catholics continues to soar, one Kenyan nun is warning that they must first “clean house” when it comes to the issue of clergy abuse before exhibiting greater leadership in the global Church.
Sisters’ Network Fights the Buying, Selling of Human Beings
Knowing that human trafficking is taking place across the globe and often involves forcing victims across borders, a global coalition of Catholic sisters met to strategize ways to fight the criminal business and work with advocates of civil justice.
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.