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by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, May 27, 2020 / 08:30 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has advanced the sainthood causes of 14 men and women, including Bl. Charles de Foucauld, a French missionary killed in Algeria in 1916. De Foucauld, also known as Brother Charles

Front Row: Sr. Luisa Bayate, Sr. Alma Lagberg, Sr. Anna Marie Covely Back Row: Sr. Vickie Griner, Sr. Mary Anthony Nelson, Sr. Dianne Short, Sr. Ann Bartko, Sr. Doris Gerke, Sr. Dianne Short, Sr. Rita Cheong and Sr. Mary Pia Malaboror
The Cincinnati Poor Clares have recently welcomed two of their Memphis Sisters to their community. “This has been a 14-month process with our Memphis Sisters, and we are blessed to have Sr. Alma and Sr. Anthony as part of our Cincinnati community. They are settling in and getting to know

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph It’s been 25 grace filled years since Sisters Doris Gerke, Anna Marie Covely and Dianne Short arrived in Cincinnati with a dream – to establish a Poor Clare community locally, a community centered on the simple, yet deeply meaningful, act of prayer. On

Poor Clare Sisters look on during a ceremony. (CT Photo/Colleen Kelley)
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