Category Archives: Women Religious

Nota bene: Apostolic Visitation of US sisters and CDF scrutiny of LCWR are NOT the same

There is some speculation about what may be said on 16 December in Rome about the Apostolic Visitation that was conducted of communities of women religious in these USA by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Gift idea: Seignadou Soaps from the Summit Dominicans – VIDEO!

I know that most of you are getting Mystic Monk Coffee for people as gifts, and thereby you help the Carmelite men build their new monastery in Wyoming, but there is a wonderful community of nuns to help too!
You know … Continue reading

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Harvard Valedictorian’s gives address in Latin, enters religious life

A young lady who was the Valedictorian at Harvard, Mary Anne Marks, has entered religious life with the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
You’ll notice that she didn’t join the Liberated Community of the … Continue reading

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Singing Nuns defend Embattled Bishop

Do you remember there is an album of Advent music available?  The wonderful Benedictine Nuns in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph provide it.
Here are a few little samples.


The UK link is HERE.
These same sisters are defending Bp. Robert Finn, who … Continue reading

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Dominican Sisters’ new CD: The Rosary

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist released their second CD, The Rosary.
You will remember their 2013 Billboard chart-topping album, Mater Eucharistiae. HERE
You might start thinking ahead toward Christmas shopping.
Their new album, The Rosary, presents the prayer of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “God’s Holy Church” not “His” – inclusive language

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Dear Father Z: You may have written about this before, but if so I’m not able to find your discussion of it. Where we say “His name” and “His Holy Church,” I have heard people, particularly women, and … Continue reading

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How many Little Flowers does it take to make a bouquet?

Here’s something both Catholic and cute for a change.
In the Diocese of Lincoln, where it is still okay to be a faithful Catholic openly, there is a school where, on the Feast of St. Therese, the girls dress as the … Continue reading

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Nuns on the Bus: check out their ride!

I was recently sent a link to a page about the Nuns on the Bus tour taking place.  This is effort run by Sr. Simone Campbell of the lobby group NETWORK to sign up as many people who will vote … Continue reading

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Multiple sins of the NETWORK nuns exposed

Even though the culture wars are over and a new morning has dawned, I want you all to click HERE and read carefully a piece at the National Catholic Register by Anne Carey about the “Nuns on the Bus”.
The Nuns … Continue reading

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“to become highly educated, travel the world … without being beholden to a husband or children”

Some of you alert readers have sent me links to an article in TIME about the Vatican and the LCWR nuns.  Vatican bad, nuns good.
For example, they think this one is pretty spiffy:
For more than four decades Sister Jeannine Gramick … Continue reading

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