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Commission on Women Deacons Read more

Commission on Women Deacons

We welcome whole heartedly yesterday’s announcement from the Vatican that Pope Francis has named the members of the Commission to study the question of the diaconate for women We are deeply grateful to Pope Francis for this response to the suggestion of a Commission made during the May audience with the worldwide leaders of women’sRead more…

Pallottine Missionary Sisters: New Leadership Team Read more

Pallottine Missionary Sisters: New Leadership Team

NEW GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE PALLOTTINE MISSIONARY SISTERS Dear Friends, General Chapters are a gift for the Church and the Congregation, and in turn, God bestows upon us the gift of the Holy Spirit—a shadow of the experience of the first Pentecost with Mary and the Apostles in the Cenacle. With joy we announce theRead more…

Notre Dame de Sion: new Leadership Team Read more

Notre Dame de Sion: new Leadership Team

Note Dame de Sion: We are very pleased to announce the election of our next General Council, serving from 2016-2022. Pictured left to right are Sister Clare Jardine (Councillor-UK), Sister Mary Babic (Superior General-Canada), Sister Adriana Castro (Councillor-Costa Rica), Sister Marie Lise Adou (Councillor-France)

Franciscan International Study Centre 2016-2017 Read more

Franciscan International Study Centre 2016-2017

Academic Programmes Our academic programme currently comprises two Certificates, each of which lasts for two terms, making a total of six months. Each Certificate Programme comprises discrete modules, most of which can, with the permission of the Course Tutor also be taken as part of a Sabbatical or on a stand-alone basis for independent study.Read more…

The Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor: interviews Read more

The Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor: interviews

Sisters of Mercy International Association (MIA) interviewed Sisters of Mercy such as ethicist Margaret Farley, biblical scholars Veronica Lawson and Elaine Wainwright and other experts including Elizabeth Johnson CSJ, Denis Edwards and Sean McDonough SSC as resources for our 12 month theological reflection process on the theme ‘The Cry of the Earth and the CryRead more…

#prayforsouthsudan Read more

#prayforsouthsudan

Interview with Sr. Yudith Pereira Rico – Solidarity South Sudan Coordinator 1) What were their impressions of the situation, and why did the leave? Impressions: The conflict in Juba seems to be well planned, and the leaders of both parts where calling to their own military followers. Army members, and state workers, have not received their salariesRead more…