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The jar of costly anointment – A waste? A gift of all?

S. Tracy Kemme offers an inspiring reflection on the "alabaster jar of costly ointment" in the context of her upcoming profession of first vows as a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati. Who was the woman who came to anoint Jesus. Where did she come from? Did she know...

What atheists and Christians have in common on Easter

What atheists and Christians have in common on Easter

Global Sisters Report features Carol Keehan, DC

Global Sisters Report features Carol Keehan, DC on Hait and meetings with Pope Francis

Evaluating the “Francis effect”

Is Francis bringing people back to church?

What Pope said and Korean Church did not report

What Pope said and Korean Church did not report

On the first day of Pope Francis’ visit to South Korea he met with the Korean bishops, telling them to be one with the poor.
However, some of his strongest advice was not reported at the time as several paragraphs from his talk were dropped in the official text distributed on the Korean bishops’ sponsored media website.

New leadership for LCWR

New leadership for LCWR - The nation’s largest group of religious sisters welcomed a new leader and said goodbye to another Friday. The NCR writes the following....The Leadership Conference of Women Religious held its transfer of leadership Friday afternoon,...

Sr. Evelyne DC speaks at Vatican conference

Sr. Evelyne DC speaks at Vatican conference

Sr. Evelyne Franc, the superior general of the international order of the Daughters of Charity, spoke at a weekend summit, focused on the theme "The management of the ecclesiastical goods of Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, for the...

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