Ministries

Sister Barbara Jean Wajda receives Companionate of Merit Award

Our own Sister Barbara Jean Wajda and Father Patrick Killilea — both ministering on Kalaupapa, received the Companionate of Merit Award from The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem. The international Order dates to the Crusades and focuses on service to others and promoting unity among the world’s Christian Churches. Its mission is charitable works, traditionally in medical humanitarian care and supporting hospitals and clinics. The Order has been very supportive [...]

S. Suzanne Susany is featured in Global Sisters Report

Julie Ferraro, a freelance journalist  living at our House of Discernment in Pittsburgh recently interviewed S. Suzanne Susany about her work as  an immigration attorney. The piece, “Q & A with Sr. Suzanne Susany, immigration attorney working with women in need,” appears in the Global Sisters Report. You can access the article here. 

I was in Prison and You Visited Me

By Marian Rose Mansius Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves [...]

Signs of Hope! – Mercy Works!

Signs of Hope!   By Sister Geraldine Ching  Throughout the gospels, we find stories of how Jesus fed people. According to Scripture, Jesus performed miracles and multiplied food from a few fish and some loaves of bread, and fed thousands of people. Wouldn’t that be wonderful if, during this pandemic—a time of quarantine, a time of limited access [...]

National Clean Out Your Computer Day

By Sister Marcella Nachreiner The second Monday in February is National Clean Out Your Computer Day, a day  to take some time to free your computer from all of its clutter and start fresh. Just like in real life, it is very easy to collect useless and unimportant files on your computers and desktops. Review [...]

St. Marianne’s Leap of faith

The Bishop of Hawaii said this week that there was a ‘certain craziness” in St. Marianne Cope’s decision to say “yes” to the call to care for patients of Hansen’s disease in Hawaii. Read the entire story here.