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On the streets of Sicily, global sisters accompany African migrants Read more

On the streets of Sicily, global sisters accompany African migrants

On the streets of Sicily, global sisters accompany African migrants by Tracy Badalucco, Global Sisters Report Sr. Maria Gaczol and Sr. Veera Bara close the gate outside their hillside apartment tucked in an alley on a main street of Agrigento, a town of about 60,000 people on the southwestern coast of Sicily. Two elderly SicilianRead more…

Spanish sister killed in Haiti Read more

Spanish sister killed in Haiti

Spanish sister killed in Haiti described as ‘energetic, enterprising, a woman of vision’ Murder. Death. Working for justice. And hope. All have deep resonance in Haiti, and Solá’s death is a reminder of the urgency of the church’s ongoing work, something that was on display two days after Solá’s murder, when the Cathedral of Port-au-PrinceRead more…

Invitation for the Installation of the New Leadership Team Read more

Invitation for the Installation of the New Leadership Team

On the occasion of the installation of the Superior General, Patricia Byrne and her Councilors, Ghislaine Pauquet, Maria Nerissa Bandojo, Hanitra Rahanitririvoniandrianiony, Mary Guido elected at our General Chapter in May,and in gratitude for the outgoing Councilors, Mary Peters Jeanne Aimée Rahanisoamalala Meny Vera Cruz the Sisters of the Cenacle are happy to invite youRead more…

Pray for Sisters found dead in Mississippi Read more

Pray for Sisters found dead in Mississippi

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s News With great sadness we announce that this afternoon (August 23), we were informed that Paula Merrill, SCN, was found dead at her home in Durant, Mississippi. Police found both her and Margaret Held, SSSF, dead this morning after being called by personnel at the medical clinic where they ministered. The two had notRead more…

Letters to sisters and invitations to Rome continue a conversation Read more

Letters to sisters and invitations to Rome continue a conversation

Being refined and tested by fire is never a comfortable process. So most women religious in the United States were relieved when the apostolic visitation came to an end on Dec. 16, 2014. But they had also been refined, purified and tested. Again and again they told Global Sisters Report they had been changed byRead more…

On Women Deacons Read more

On Women Deacons

Interview with Luke Hansen, SJ on Women Deacons My prayer for them is that they are discerning. I hope they don’t look at historical practice as rigidly dictating what we can or cannot do today. Discernment would mean that alongside crucial historical and theological evidence, there will be serious consideration of the pastoral needs of peopleRead more…