20 October 2020

Our Father

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Matthew 6 By Sister Marianne Ferguson When we see the word OUR we notice the thought of ownership. In a sense, God belongs to us, and so the opposite must be true. We belong to God. God has called us into his own, and our relationship is mutual. We are in a family relationship with [...]

13 October 2020

Sisters registering as many people as they can to vote

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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 [...]

13 October 2020

Building Rural Women’s Resilence

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The women living in the slums in and around Timau, Kenya, face huge challenges of survival. Many are breadwinners as elderly and unwell grandmothers, raising their grandchildren, single women raising their children sometimes even carrying their babies to work, and young girls raising their own children or their younger siblings trying to get enough food [...]

12 October 2020

Education has a new look during Covid19 for S. Rita Marie

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After last semester’s online education program, students, teachers and staff of All Saints Catholic Academy in Bayonne, New Jersey are back in the classroom. Principal S. Rita Marie Fritzen says they started the school year with “most of the students back in school.” They are taking precautions, including temperature scanners at the entrance door, teachers [...]

6 October 2020

God’s Hands — Our Work


By Sister Marcella Nachreiner OSF God’s hands are creative, loving hands. The heavens above are the work of his hands. So is the earth below “In his hands are the depths of the earth; the tops of the mountains are his also. His is the sea, for he has made it, and the dry land, [...]

14 September 2020

Exaltation of the Cross

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Exaltation of the Cross (John 3: 13 - 17) By Sister Laurita Kelly In Monday’s Gospel Reading it shares, “No one has gone up to heaven except the one who has come down from heaven, the Son of Man.  And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of [...]