Friday Community Highlight: Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate

By | Dec 11, 2009

The Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate were founded in 1893 when Mother Caritas and 6 sisters arrived in Columbia.  In 1932, at the request of the Bishop of Amarillo, 6 sisters moved to Amarillo, Texas, where the current Provincial House still resides. The Charism of the Sisters is centered around the will of God and […]

Friday Community Highlight: St. Gertrude Monastery

By | Jan 23, 2009

The Benedictine Sisters of St. Gertrude Monastery have been in Ridgely, Maryland since 1887.  Originally teaching in parish schools, they now only teach in the elementary and high school in Wilmington, Delaware.  After closing their girl’s accademy at their motherhouse, they started a school for mentally challenged children and young adults.  In addition, they work […]

Friday Community Highlight: The Eudists of the Eleventh Hour

By | Nov 21, 2008

The Eudist Servants Of The Eleventh Hour is an association of the faithful whose members are sisters who are mature women who love Jesus and want to follow Him by serving the poor and the needy. The Eleventh Hour refers to the scripture where Jesus calls the last, and signifies that the community is for […]

Friday Community Highlight: Sisters of St. Clare

By | Oct 31, 2008

The Sisters of St. Clare in Saginaw, Michigan, are Poor Clare Nuns.  Founded in 1991, this is a relatively new foundation of Poor Clare Nuns. While the nuns produce and sell blessing oils and cards to help support themselves, like all Poor Clare’s they primarily rely upon alms for their upkeep.  They ouline the reasons […]

Friday Community Highlight: Servants of the Blessed Sacrament

By | Oct 24, 2008

This week we turn our eye to The Servants of the Blessed Sacrament in Waterville, Maine.  Founded in 1858 in France, the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament are devoted to the Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. We make each of our houses a Eucharistic Center, Where many people can share in our life of […]

Friday Community Highlight: Santa Rita Abbey

By | Oct 17, 2008

This week’s Community Highlight is: Don’t be fooled by the minimalist look of the nun’s website.  This Cistercian community has a wealth of information about their life and about their prayer.  Be sure to click on every link, because there are links on sub-pages that you won’t see otherwise, and those sub-sites have the best […]

Friday Community Highlight: Carmel of Reno

By | Oct 10, 2008

A Carmelite community reformed in the spirit of Vatican II, the Carmel of Reno was begun in 1954 as a foundation from the Indianapolis Carmel. “This stage of our journey was well in place when four years later, the Second Vatican Council opened, calling the whole Church to renewal. Over the next years, and even […]

Friday Community Highlight – Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

By | Aug 29, 2008

This week’s highlighted community is: The Sisters of St. Joseph  were founded in the early 1600’s and then refounded in 1807 after the French Revolution, during which convents in France were suppressed.  The first sisters came to the United States in 1836, to a small town near St. Louis, called Carondelet.  They now have provinces […]

Friday Community Highlight – Daughters of St Mary of Providence

By | Aug 22, 2008

This week’s highlighted community is: The Daughters of St. Mary of Providence were founded by Blessed Louis Guanella and came to the United States in 1913.  They work with the elderly, with the homeless, with the developmentally disabled, and in parish ministry.  The sisters wear a modified habit and live in community. Take a few […]

Friday Community Highlight – Sisters of St. Chretienne

By | Aug 8, 2008

This week’s highlighted community is: This is an international, apostolic congregation, with US ministries in Massachusets, Kentucky, Florida, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.  They also have sisters in Canada, France, Austria and Hungary.  The sisters have missions in Central Africa and Northern Alberta, Canada. Visit the website of the Sisters of St. Chretienne to learn more […]

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