Today, we celebrate the second anniversary of the canonization of St. Marianne Cope, beloved mother of outcasts. May her life, exemplified by justice and compassion, serve as an inspiration to you. Read more about St. Marianne Cope.
Sister Kathy Adamski, director of mission at Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston, S.C., has been tapped by the bishop of Charleston, to serve on the Catholic Charities board of directors and on the Seminary Admissions board for the Diocese of Charleston. Read more at rsfvitalsigns.com.
Initiated by Liguori Publications, National Pink Prayer Day is celebrated on Oct. 15 as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month to honor breast cancer patients and survivors and the people who love them. Download a PDF of the National Pink Prayer Day prayer service at www.ligouri.org.
More than 400,000 people participated in the People's Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21, taking the call for climate change to the streets of New York City. Read more at sierraclub.org.
Sister Agnes Vera Hino was one of five St. Francis School alumnae who was honored for making an impact on the school and community during the Saint Francis School annual gala which was held Sept. 20 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Read more at hawaiicatholicherald.com.
Jo Piazza, author of the new book, "If Nuns Ruled the World," writes about today's generation of progressive Catholic sisters. Read more at time.com.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof writes about how women religious are heroically living the Gospel in the world today. Read more at nytimes.com
Sister Anne Marie Saphara Sisters Anne Marie Saphara and Roberta Smith, general minister Sister Anne Marie Saphara professed her perpetual vows as a Sister of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities during a Mass at the Franciscan Villa chapel in Syracuse, N.Y. on Saturday, August 9. [...]