2018 Report of Appreciation Sister Amy Williams's status as a vowed woman religious brings an extra component to her work as a hospice nurse in Pennsylvania. Along with caring for physical needs, she also ministers to the spiritual and emotional needs not only of individuals with a terminal illness and their families but to her [...]
Sisters Mary Robert and Mary Clare Bernet are featured in a Catholic New York article titled "Twin Nuns Who Are Franciscan Sisters Thankful for 70 Years of Religious Life." Armando Machado writes their story celebrating their love of their vocation as religious sisters who shared their faith throughout their ministries. He states "In a joint [...]
By Patrick J. Buechi Staff Reporter - WNY Catholic - December 2018 Sister Mary Helen Buscarino, OSF, has come a long distance from her Italian birthplace, and she has met a lot of people along the way. Her life as a Franciscan sister has given her opportunities to help others, and she used every one of [...]
Sister Cheryl Wint is a fountain of knowledge and infectious enthusiasm for God’s work. Everything she shares is a nugget of wisdom that leaves you wanting to know what she will say next. Read More >
Sister Reyna Jesusa Ontón Ñahui, 27, knew at a young age that she wanted to devote her life to the church, and by her late teens was actively researching different religious communities. She struck up a friendship with a Sister of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities who was working in Peru, and was drawn to [...]
On June 3, the feast of the Sacred Heart, Sister Reyna Jesusa Ontón Ñahui renewed her temporary vows at Convento Nuestra Senora de la Paz in Lima, Peru. Sister Reyna is pictured here accepting her renewal with Sister Helen Hofmann.
By Darlene J.M. Dela Cruz Hawaii Catholic Herald On a gorgeous Aug. 2 morning in Waikiki, Hawaii at St. Augustine Church, Sister Cheryl Wint became the newest professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities. The high-spired landmark by the sea was packed for the 8 a.m. Sunday Mass with parishioners [...]
As part of the Year of Consecrated Life, Sister Caryn Crook, vocations minister, recently visited with students at St. Francis School in Honolulu, Hawaii to answer their questions about prayer, faith, community and everything in between.
What is National Catholic Sisters Week? NCSW is an annual celebration that takes place from March 8 through 14. Created to honor women religious, it is a series of events that instruct, enlighten, and bring greater focus to the lives of these incredible women. […]