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.
Our Leadership team joined religious leaders representing over 400,000 people of faith across central New York in signing a statement calling for a transition away from fossil fuels. The statement will be released in a news conference to be held Monday, April 19 in anticipation of Earth Day, April 22. The statement calls for New [...]
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 [...]
The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities deplores the violence in the United States that continues to take innocent lives. We pray for the victims and their families, yes, but we also implore our lawmakers to act immediately — pass meaningful legislation to control access to guns, especially automatic weapons; address racism and [...]
Sister Kathleen Osbelt has a history of ministering to those who need shelter. She was a hospital chaplain in the 1980s, just as HIV AIDS struck thousands of people in the U.S. and around the world. Sister Kathleen met a woman at the hospital who changed her life after years of drug abuse, but [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Today, Thursday, July 30, we mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights.” To learn more about human trafficking, register for this free webinar: Human Trafficking Webinar: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. It takes place Thursday, July 30 at 1 p.m. ET. Click here to register: www.bit.ly/WDATrafficking Phone: 917-338-1451 Passcode: 312252624# Some recent [...]