Mk 1:17-11 By S. Marianne Ferguson After pondering the religious experience of Jesus, one is led to a greater appreciation of our gift of baptism. When we hear the words “This is my Beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased,” we realize that we too are God’s Beloved daughters and sons. We too, are [...]
Repair Our Democracy As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities stand with more than 1300 leaders of Catholic sisters throughout the United States as we make this statement: The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) joins with the world in praying for peace after [...]
Melissa Cannan, band teacher in Liverpool, New York and her colleague collected student recordings of holiday songs and we wanted to share them with us. You can find their virtual concert here.
It may take a bit of ingenuity but Santa and The Grinch could not pass up an opportunity to visit the children at Mount Alvernia Day Care, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities. Watch it on KDKA2 CBS Pittsburgh
The Sisters want to thank all of our friends and benefactors at a virtual Benefactor’s Day program set for Sunday, Nov. 15 at 1:00 pm. Your kindness, concern and care for our sisters is always welcome and in this difficult year, especially heartwarming. Please take a few moments so that we can express how much you mean [...]
Outside My Window By S. Zoe Ellen McClure Outside my window God’s coloring book Flames Majestic Reds and golds Grateful, I sing praise And find In creation’s Autumn notes Harmony God’s paint Creatively Sings of love For colors all And even me Inside my window.
Global Sisters Report, Oct. 22, 2020, by Julie A. Ferraro Change a Heart Franciscan Volunteer Program A faith-based volunteer program in southwestern Pennsylvania, Change a Heart Franciscan Volunteer Program brings young people between the ages of 21 and 30 from all over the country to the Pittsburgh area to serve children, youth, adults and seniors in the [...]
SOCIAL JUSTICE Having her volunteers register voters three days a week for the last two months in Youngstown, Ohio — not to mention the training and preparation beforehand — has been a lot of work, but Humility of Mary Sr. Ann McManamon said it's worth it. McManamon is director of the Dorothy Day House of Hospitality in [...]