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Formation Workshop for Congregational JPIC Read more

Formation Workshop for Congregational JPIC

        September 12, 2016 Dear Superior General, We hope the beginning days of this year are times for you to consider many hope-filledopportunities for your leadership team, in the light of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. The forthcoming Formation Workshop for Congregational JPIC (Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation) Promoters, to be held inRead more…

Missionary Franciscan Sisters’ Invitation Read more

Missionary Franciscan Sisters’ Invitation

You are warmly invited to an Open House from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Saturday afternoon, 22 October, 2016 at the Missionary Franciscan Generalate  (same location as Good Shepherd Generalate) We recently completed our 21st General Chapter and would like you to meet and celebrate with the members of our new General Leadership Team: Sr.Read more…

Religious working for mining affected Read more

Religious working for mining affected

Closed mines haunt two towns in Honduras as threats against activists mount Global Sisters Report is focusing a special series on mining and extractive industries and the women religious who work to limit damage and impact on people and the environment, through advocacy, action and policy. Pope Francis last year called for the entire miningRead more…

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…