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Women religious should have vote at synod, theologian says

Women religious should have vote at synod, theologian says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

While the Catholic Church has made strides to include the voice of women, especially in the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, women should be included among synod voting members and in Church leadership positions, a German theologian said.

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Women religious find a place of honor on Mother’s Day

Women religious find a place of honor on Mother’s Day

When the elderly men and women at the Jeanne Jugan Residence for senior care pray the rosary with Sister Constance Veit, they see her as more than one of the caregivers at the facility.

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Pope, on flight, talks about dialogue, war, abuse of women religious

Pope, on flight, talks about dialogue, war, abuse of women religious

| Cindy Wooden | February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told reporters he is more afraid of the consequences of not engaging in interreligious dialogue than he is of being manipulated by some Muslim leaders.

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Synod urged to make more room for young leaders and for women

Synod urged to make more room for young leaders and for women

| Cindy Wooden | October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two women religious urged the Synod of Bishops to open more space in the Catholic Church, including in decision-making roles, to women and young people.

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Women religious advised to stop focusing on dwindling numbers

Women religious advised to stop focusing on dwindling numbers

| Soli Salgado | August 14, 2017 | 18 Comments

Sister Mary Pellegrino, outgoing president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, urged participants at the group’s annual assembly in Orlando not to focus on dwindling numbers of women religious but instead on the communion they have with each other.

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Religious sisters seek to promote consecrated life in new project

Religious sisters seek to promote consecrated life in new project

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sister Carolyn Puccio said her role will be promoting the life and work of local religious sisters year-round — especially to young women — and partnering with appropriate representatives to expand the project’s outreach.

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Pope tells women religious Vatican will study women deacons

Pope tells women religious Vatican will study women deacons

Pope Francis told the heads of women’s religious orders from around the world that he would set up a commission to study the New Testament deaconesses and he also insisted more can and should be done to involve lay and consecrated women in church decision-making at every level.

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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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‘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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