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December 01, 2018
Preparations for the biggest National Catholic Sisters Week are underway. As the national campaign aimed at elevating women religious enters into its sixth year, it continues to grow in scale and scope, backed by an innovative mini-grant program. National Catholic Sisters Week was launched in...
November 05, 2018
When I was still in grade school and attended Mass at St. Joe’s in West St. Paul, Minn., we started using the “Archdiocesan Prayer for Vocations” at Mass. This week’s National Vocation Awareness Week reminded me of this custom.  The prayer goes as follows: O God, we...
October 15, 2018
I had the privilege of interviewing a 101-year-old Catholic sister earlier this year. Her lucid mind and smooth skin stunned me. Sister Marguerite Turgeon, CSJ, did not look to be 101.  But she was keenly aware that she had outlived the rest of her family. As the ninth of 15 children, all...
October 11, 2018
As the site director for National Catholic Sisters Week, I have the special privilege of also being on the Mini-Grant review committee. With the November 1st deadline for the 2019 Mini-Grant application fast approaching, I thought I would offer some insight and tips for a successful application...
September 28, 2018
La Hermana Nicole Trahan, FMI, habla de su vida cotidiana como una Marianista. http://nationalcatholicsistersproject.org/called-and-consecrated-exploring-the-lives-of-women-religious/
September 28, 2018
La Hermana Nicole Trahan, FMI, comparte su historia de su llamado a la vida religiosa con las Marianistas. Hna. Nicole sirve como Ministra de campus para Chaminade Juliana, una escuela de secundaria en Dayton, Ohio. http://nationalcatholicsistersproject.org/called-and-consecrated-exploring-the-...
September 27, 2018
La Hermana Nicole Trahan, FMI, considera lo que significa el servicio y cómo el servicio la ha cambiado y formado en su fe y ministerio. http://nationalcatholicsistersproject.org/called-and-consecrated-exploring-the-lives-of-women-religious/
September 27, 2018
La Hermana Nicole Trahan, FMI, comparte sus experiencias sobre lo que es vivir en comunidad y lo que es ser una voluntaria. Ella comparte acerca de lo que aprendió de cada unas de estas experiencias. http://nationalcatholicsistersproject.org/called-and-consecrated-exploring-the-lives-of-women-...
September 14, 2018
Sacred Heart Schools (sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville) received a 2018 NCSW Mini-grant to fund “The History of St. Angela” a one woman monologue on the foundress of the Ursuline Sisters. The grant funded costumes, set supplies, and training. The play debuted during National Catholic...
September 06, 2018
Sister of Providence Arrianne Whittaker, 31, admits the love she feels for her sisters in community is everlasting. “I have so much joy when I am with my sisters,” she said. “We love one another with our whole hearts. We may not always agree, and we certainly come from varied backgrounds. But at...