Pope Francis

November 04, 2018
The Catholic Church is now celebrating National Vocation Awareness Week, backed by the National Catholic Sisters Project. The weeklong celebration, which runs from Nov. 4-10, is a special time for parishes and Catholic organizations in the U.S. to foster a culture of vocations men and women....
October 18, 2017
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Cuando se trata de combatir el cambio climático, hermanas católicas están en las líneas del frente. Este marzo, una hermana de 58 años dirigirá un esfuerzo para aumentar la sostenibilidad en St...
October 10, 2017
The scar tissue from the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown is still visible in Ferguson, Mo.  Racial tensions run deep. Sister Amy Hereford is determined to do her part. The Missouri native – now 58 and a Sister of St. Joseph – lives in the Dogtown Ecovillage on the edge of St. Louis,...
July 26, 2017
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Sor Christina Neumann es una monja de voz suave de Dakota del Norte cuyo entendimiento dentro de la vida religiosa alcanza a una audiencia global gracias al blog que lanzó en 2015. La monja...
June 08, 2017
There's something about peonies that make the perfect harbinger to summer. I can't resist their impossibly big, round blooms.  This morning I wove some into a crown for my 4-year-old daughter, who pranced around the backyard like a little woodland nymph. We breathed in the fresh June...
March 02, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. Sister Christina Neumann is a soft-spoken North Dakota nun whose insights into religious life reach a global audience thanks to the blog she launched in 2015.  The 36-year-old from West St. Paul, Minn. is an alumna of St. Catherine...
March 01, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Christina Capecchi 651-245-7323 christinacap@gmail.com Celebrating the nuns who heal a troubled nation The fourth annual National Catholic Sisters Week takes place March 8-14, 2017 ST. PAUL, Minn. March 1, 2017 – National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW...
February 07, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this piece. When it comes to fighting climate change, Catholic sisters are on the front lines. This March, a 58-year-old sister will lead an effort to heighten sustainability in St. Louis. Sister Amy Hereford, CSJ, is one of the inspiring environmental...
October 06, 2016
As the Year of Mercy nears its conclusion, Pope Francis is urging women religious to keep writing the Gospel of mercy. By all accounts, they are. Catholic sisters are “living writers of the Gospel,” the pope said during a recent Mass. That means they help bring about a church that “goes into the...
April 20, 2016
Growing up I considered myself religious. I went to a Catholic elementary and middle school, which meant going to Mass every Wednesday. My grandpa also played a huge role in religion for me. Going to Mass with him is something that is very special to me. Also as a family we would go to  Mass...