Chicago

April 29, 2019
Three things are holding Sarah Salazar back from religious life -- and a boyfriend is not one of them. The 24-year-old Chicago teacher broke up with her longtime boyfriend this past January, a difficult decision she knew in her heart to be right. “I was very worried,” Sarah recalls. “‘OK, God...
October 27, 2017
The deadline for applying for a 2018 National Catholic Sisters Week mini-grant has been extended to Nov. 15. The National Catholic Sisters Week team adjusted the deadline from the original Nov. 1 date in order to accommodate multiple requests from applicants. “We’ve heard from a number of people...
August 07, 2017
“Anytime anyone sets out from home, it’s a time of rediscovery,” said Sister Sallie Latkovich, CSJ. “Whether it’s a day trip or a pilgrimage, near or far, a journey is always an opportunity to discover God and oneself in new places and new things.” As director of Bible study and travel...
August 05, 2017
Chicago’s commitment to women religious, as evidenced by its dynamic celebration of National Catholic Sisters Week, will soon deepen as the archdiocese leads the way in a new national project. The initiative is well timed and a natural fit for the archdiocese, says Sister Lovina Francis Pammit, OSF...
June 08, 2017
When it came time to plan a National Catholic Sisters Week event, Sister Belinda Monahan, OSB, decided to provide extra warmth to Chicago's neediest. She designed a March 11 event at St. Scholastica Monastery called "Knit & Give: an afternoon for young Catholic women," where young women...