Last November 2019, before any of us heard the word pandemic, Sister Martha Westwater pursued an independent research project that caught her attention. The topic she researched: The Evolving Spirituality of a Sister of Charity-Halifax. In this 50 page paper, she shares her perspective on how the faith of Elizabeth Seton, integrated and codified in an order of the day for the new community, became the foundation of the Prayer-Work symbiosis which was the basis of our spirituality for nearly one 150 years
We, members of Catholic women religious congregations from Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties, join our voices with our parent organization, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), which represents 40,000 Sisters throughout the United States.
The tragic death of George Floyd fills us with grief and pain. As we struggle to bring this event to prayer, words fail. And yet, we are called to respond, for we are responsible — “able to respond.”
An offering to the Sisters and Associates during this difficult time of isolation and concern, as we pray and hope for better days to come. [...]
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On this World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, leaders of Canada’s 64 Congregations of Catholic Sisters are calling [...]
The theme for World Water Day 2019 is ‘Leaving no one behind’. This is an adaptation of the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: as sustainable development progresses, everyone must benefit.