Tag: Nuns

New religious orders expanding to archdiocese

New religious orders expanding to archdiocese

| August 7, 2017 | 3 Comments

Because so many of the Handmaids are from the archdiocese, establishing a presence here makes sense for the community’s mission, Mother Mary Clare said.

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Sisters preserve heritage, charisms of universities founded by orders

Sisters preserve heritage, charisms of universities founded by orders

| Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans | March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic women religious, intent on opening new frontiers for the children of immigrants, laid a foundation of convent schools and academies to educate girls.

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Dominicans today: Q & A with Sister Jeri Cashman

Dominicans today: Q & A with Sister Jeri Cashman

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the Sinsinawa Dominican sisters prepare to observe the 150th anniversary of their ministry and presence in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, The Catholic Spirit asked Sister Jeri Cashman questions about her vocation and about the future of communities of women religious such as the one to which she’s devoted herself for the past 50 years.

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Joyful Dominicans attracted more sisters — and still do

Joyful Dominicans attracted more sisters — and still do

| January 15, 2016 | 2 Comments

Sinsinawa Dominicans’ joy is a common denominator among both seasoned and newer members of the congregation, which is observing the 150th anniversary of ministry in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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150 years of reasons to celebrate

150 years of reasons to celebrate

| January 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

The courage and sacrifice of the first Sinsinawa Dominicans to serve in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis began a remarkable legacy of ministry that continues to this day.

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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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Life after the convent: finding the courage to start over

Life after the convent: finding the courage to start over

| Christina Capecchi | October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is no scrapbook of Kathy Webb’s life as a Dominican sister. No picture frames or friendship bracelets, no nun memorabilia perched in a closet or buried in a trunk. The only artifact from her convent days is the long apron she wore to protect her white habit, bearing her former identity on a tiny tag sewn onto the back: “Sister Cora Marie 558.”

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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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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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Women religious show by example how to age gracefully

Women religious show by example how to age gracefully

| Sarah Hinds | February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The lives of religious sisters not only offer an example of holy living, but also healthy aging, according to recent studies.

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At 83, nun’s ‘great spirituality’ keeps her going

At 83, nun’s ‘great spirituality’ keeps her going

| Nancy Wiechec | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sister Shiosee is a striking example of Catholic faith prospering in the indigenous communities of this land, where Church history has been marked by ups and downs.

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