By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph The season of Advent reminds us to be hope-filled, holy and faithful, to be grateful for the abundant blessings in our lives and keep our lives centered on Christ.
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — A massive, detailed Vatican-ordered investigation of U.S. communities of women religious ended with a call to the women themselves to continue discerning how best to live the Gospel in fidelity to their orders’ founding ideals while facing steeply declining numbers and
By Mary Rezac CNA/EWTN News DENVER, Colo. — The Little Sisters of the Poor asked an appeals court Monday to shield them from the federal contraception mandate, saying that it threatens their 175 years of service to the poor and dying. “As Little Sisters of the Poor, we offer the
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The final report of a five-year, Vatican-ordered study of communities of women religious in the United States will be released by the Vatican Dec. 16. The top two officials of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic
Staff Report The Archdiocese of Cincinnati, in union with the Catholic Church around the world, will celebrate members of religious orders and others in consecrated life during the Year of Consecrated Life called by Pope Francis from Nov. 30, 2014 to Feb. 2, 2016. In addition to parish-wide observances, there
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph It was with prayer and gratitude that two women made their permanent commitment to life as Poor Clares during separate ceremonies in recent months, supported by their fellow sisters, family members, friends and local Franciscan friars. Both ceremonies took place at St. Clement
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph God’s call for each of use is special and often surprising. One example is the story of a young woman from Massachusetts, who grew up in a family that didn’t practice a particular religion. She “met the Lord” on a Cursillo weekend and
By Navar Watson Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A small group of Teresian Carmelites from India are quickly adjusting to their new life in the Diocese of Bismarck, N.D., helping out in the Catholic Indian Mission and teaching at St. Bernard Mission School in Fort Yates.
Staff Report For many years now in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, the Little Sisters of the Poor have invited women religious in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to come together at the their home to celebrate World Day for Consecrated Life on Feb. 2. This year, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr presided
Documentary about New Orleans Catholic Sisters’ efforts to rebuild after Katrina wins award for Best Religious TV Program
Press Release We Shall Not Be Moved: The Catholic Sisters of New Orleans has won a 2013 Gabriel Award for Best Religious Television, National Release, announced the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals on May 3.