In describing her ministry to the Navajo people, Sister of the Blessed Sacrament Zoe Brenner simply said, “I’m just doing what God is calling me to do.” But there is much more to it for the Reading, Ohio, native who entered religious life in 1966. Her community, founded by St.
It’s an hour drive to see a movie or eat at a fast food restaurant. But, the things most of us take for granted pale in comparison to the joy Franciscan Sisters (Tiffin) Marge Eilerman and Angie Kiel find through their ministry among the marginalized in Owsley County in eastern
Franciscan Father Blane Grein has been a priest for 56 years. Most of that time has been spent in mission work, for which the friar is grateful. “I feel I’m a very blessed individual,” he said. He originally hails from St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Carthage, and recalls an early
“This is seeing the body of Christ in a completely different fashion” By Walt Schaefer In 1999, Divine Providence Sister Francis Maag, visited Madagascar as a representative of her religious community. She returned with a dream. A long-time school principal, Sister Francis was then director of religious education at St.
Mission bell rings for traditional Glenmary sendoff By John Stegeman The clanging of a mission bell echoed over the hills of Glenmary Home Missioners Headquarters in Cincinnati Aug. 25 as two novices left to begin the mission-placement portion of their novitiate year. Matt Solarz, a priesthood candidate from North Olmstead,
“We fell in love with the people and the community” By Eileen Connelly, OSU For more than 55 years, Precious Blood Sister Carmelita Monnin joyfully served in Santiago, Chili. Her ministry inspired her niece and goddaughter Jane Pierron, pastoral associate for RCIA and adult programs at Immaculate Conception, Holy Family,
Archdiocese staff visits unique parish school for friends at SMOY Holy Family is the only school of its kind in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. There are other Catholic schools, but this one is for students who can’t a ord to pay. Just a block away from the local public
March 17-19. The Glenmary Home Missioners invite men ages 15-19 who are discerning a call to their ministry to visit with Glenmary priests and brothers, travel to a nearby Glenmary mission, and share in community and prayer. Start time may change; for information contact [email protected] or call (513) 881-7411.
Area Catholics invited to a two-day Parish Mission at St. John the Evangelist and St. Savior. Join Jeanne Hunt, Mary Malloy, and Miriam & Friends for a two-night parish mission focusing on the Stations of the Cross. Through Scripture, story, song, and prayer, they will extend the Church’s Lenten invitation