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Labouré Society offers religious hopefuls student loan relief

Labouré Society offers religious hopefuls student loan relief

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Monica Ngeno does not consider herself an outgoing person. In her words, she’s “mostly introverted.”

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Living Word Sisters among retirement collection beneficiaries

Living Word Sisters among retirement collection beneficiaries

| Beth Blair | December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Castle Ridge care center in Eden Prairie may have noticed a sister playing piano, praying and visiting with residents. That’s Sister Mary Nicholas Eiden, a Sister of the Living Word who goes by Sister Mary Nick.

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Cut from the same cloth

Cut from the same cloth

| November 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Religious sisters find meaning in and out of habit

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Standing out to take a stand: Prof melds religious life with academia

Standing out to take a stand: Prof melds religious life with academia

| Susan Klemond | October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

From the time she wore an improvised nun’s habit while playing “school” as a child in Detroit, Sister Amata Miller has thought about religious life, teaching and social justice.

Throughout her 65-year career as a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and as a teacher in many capacities, she has integrated her passion for Catholic social teaching and social justice into her work.

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With pro-life passion, UST alums join NY religious order

With pro-life passion, UST alums join NY religious order

| Bridget Ryder | October 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

Four Minnesotans are among the young women preparing to dedicate themselves to the pro-life cause as Sisters of Life, a religious community based in New York City focused on helping women in crisis pregnancies and promoting a culture of life.

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Brother-artist reflects with religious on beauty, prayer

Brother-artist reflects with religious on beauty, prayer

| Bridget Ryder | September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Creativity about the process, not the product

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‘For your husband is your maker’

‘For your husband is your maker’

| Clare Kolars | August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Prayer and surrender at heart of local women’s plans to enter religious life

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‘For the Holy Church’

‘For the Holy Church’

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

At St. Mark, men’s and women’s religious communities focus on family

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Consecrated virgin calls being bride of Christ a ‘wonderful fit’

Consecrated virgin calls being bride of Christ a ‘wonderful fit’

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

After taking a vacation in June 1995, Dr. Linda Long returned to her job as a cardiologist at Regions Hospital in St. Paul with a ring on her finger.

A patient noticed the jewelry and made a comment.

“She was so excited for me,” Long said. “She said, ‘Oh, Dr. Long, you got married.’ And, I said, ‘Well, yes I did, but not in the usual way.’”

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Faith is expressed in charity, unity, pope says at four religious sisters’ canonization Mass

Faith is expressed in charity, unity, pope says at four religious sisters’ canonization Mass

Declaring four 19th-century women religious saints, Pope Francis said they are models for all Christians of how faith, nourished in prayer, is expressed concretely in acts of charity and the promotion of unity.

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Calling on Mary: Presentation Sisters look to the Blessed Mother in good times and bad

Calling on Mary: Presentation Sisters look to the Blessed Mother in good times and bad

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sisters Michelle Meyers and Kay O’Neil, Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, begin and end each day with prayers for Mary’s intercession.

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Motherhood in the sisterhood

Motherhood in the sisterhood

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Delivering food to the convent meant that Joan Evans might catch a glimpse of her daughter. Her hopes didn’t disappoint. When she arrived, her daughter was outside washing a car, a task Mother Mary Clare Roufs had assigned so the two could have a chance to visit.

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