The following is the second of a two-post series on personal perspectives on Immigration Reform (to read Part 1, click...
Global Sisters Report
Immigration Reform: Personal Perspectives – Part 1
by Elizabeth Astridge | Jul 19, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
Immigration reform in the United States is the topic of many conversations, especially so with the upcoming...
Inter-Mission: Springtime of body and soul
by John Freund, CM | Mar 8, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
In her latest reflection for the NCR series Global Sisters Report "Inter-Mission: Springtime of body and soul" Janet...
How do you Sisters do it!
by John Freund, CM | Feb 16, 2015 | Formation, Reflections, Sisters of Charity, Vincentian Family
When one looks at what dedicated women religious have done in health care, educationand in general, going to the peripheries” the question naturally arises. So just how do sisters keep writing “new chapters” in their lives?
Global Sisters Report features Carol Keehan, DC
by John Freund, CM | Feb 4, 2015 | Vincentian Family
Global Sisters Report features Carol Keehan, DC on Hait and meetings with Pope Francis
“…standing among 20 “young nuns” “
by John Freund, CM | Jan 23, 2015 | Formation, Reflections, Sisters of Charity
These women have risked a joyful “yes” to a road not often traveled.
Tracy Kemme SC reflects on “Thin places”
by John Freund, CM | Jan 2, 2015 | Formation, Sisters of Charity
Tracy Kemme SC reflects on “Thin places” – The Celtic saints spoke of “thin places.”
Final report on US Nuns affirmative and realistic
by John Freund, CM | Dec 16, 2014 | Uncategorized
Final report on US Nuns affirmative and realistic – The full text of the report of the Apostolic visitation
Vincentian Family at the top of the world
by John Freund, CM | Nov 12, 2014 | Sisters of Charity, Vincentian Family
Vincentian Family at the top of the world – Global Sisters Report (online) has prepared and posted an in-depth article about Sister Fay Trombley, SCIC and the people of Tuktoyaktuk, NWT.
Sharing the ‘yeses’ of religious life
by John Freund, CM | Nov 7, 2014 | Sisters of Charity
During this National Vocation Awareness Week, I’d have to say that I grew up rather “vocationally unaware,” as, unfortunately, do many Catholics. Although my practicing Catholic parents lovingly brought me up in the faith, and although I attended 16 years of Catholic school, I didn’t deem religious life a viable option until my 20s. Sure, we covered the “Vocations” unit in various religion classes, but there were few experiences that encouraged me to consider that my vocation really could be something besides marriage.
I was a stranger and you welcomed me…
by John Freund, CM | Oct 28, 2014 | Sisters of Charity, Vincentian Family
I was a stranger and you welcomed me by Janet Gildea. A story with many levels of meaning… two Sisters of Charity from different Congregations, the hospitality of of the New Jersey Sisters of Charity for a teacher and human rights activist in Sudan …
Sister of Charity – “New generations of Catholic Sisters”
by John Freund, CM | Aug 29, 2014 | Sisters of Charity, Vincentian Family
Patricia Wittberg, a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati and professor of sociology at Indiana University-Purdue University, is one of the co-authors of New Generations of Catholic Sisters: The Challenge of Diversity.