Officials at The Catholic University of America dedicated and blessed a campus street April 29 named in honor of the late Sister Thea Bowman, a noted educator and evangelist who studied at Catholic University and whose cause for canonization was opened in 2018.
Best Way to Prevent Trafficking Is to end Conflicts, Says Religious Sister
Protecting the human rights of people fleeing from or caught up in conflict zones must be as big a priority as providing them with basic material needs, said the leader of an international anti-trafficking network.
Ukrainian Refugees Find a Welcome in Polish Convents
The Polish Conference of Major Superiors of Women said March 15 that an estimated 18,000 refugees from Ukraine were receiving spiritual, psychological, medical and material help at 924 convents in Poland and that close to 500 of those communities are sheltering almost 3,000 adults — mostly women — and more than 3,000 children.
Sisters of Life Bring Their Call to Love to new Convent In the Catskills
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?
Mercy Sister Talks About Black Catholicism, Her Faith and Life of ‘Firsts’
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.
African American Sister Says Prayer, Listening Can Lead to Racial Healing
The topic of racism can be a source of conflict. But when Sister Melinda Pellerin found herself in a conversation with a woman who denied the existence of systemic racism in the U.S., she let her faith lead her response.
Wisconsin Franciscan Sisters Religiously Cheer on Their Green Bay Packers
On the far west side of Manitowoc, atop a hill overlooking picturesque Silver Lake, sits the historic Holy Family Convent.
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.
Only in Print: Catholics Should Remember Church Teachings When Voting, Religious Say
Catholic voters choosing between Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Election Day need to keep in mind the church’s teachings when they enter the voting booth, prominent figures in the Diocese of Brooklyn said.