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Ministering in the Time of COVID-19

The Catholic high school where Sister Mary McCaffrey teaches the sacraments and moral theology is in Westchester County, a coronavirus hotspot from the virus’ early days in New York State. Instruction moved online with a strict schedule — teachers make assignments by 8:00 a.m., students complete work that day and teachers are to have grades [...]

Finding Jesus in the Temple

Amber Alert: 12-year-old Boy Missing By Sister Marion Moeser As I write this (May 8), the New York State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 9-year-old missing boy, Gustavo, probably kidnapped. The alert features the boy's name, hair and eye colors, and what he is wearing.  All were asked to be on the [...]

Ministering in the Time of COVID-19 – Sister Annie Bremmer

Sister Annie Bremmer is the assistant for a large western Pennsylvania parish. Her duties include everything from organizing parish outreach events and working with the parish food pantry volunteers to teaching faith formation classes to some 700 students. With approximately 4,000 families and seven worship sites in the parish, sheltering in place due to a [...]

Pray for the 100,000

The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities urge you to join us, along with mayors and those of all faiths in praying for the more than 100,000 souls lost during the coronavirus pandemic. At noon on Monday, June 1, please take a moment to bow your head in prayer for the dead and [...]