Category Archives: Women Religious

Krauthammer’s nun zinger

Speaking of Sr. Carol Keehan, whom Pres. Obama credits for getting ObamaTax passed (she gave cover to Catholic pols who could then vote for something that would promote abortion), Charles Krauthammer had a great line in his commentary the other … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can a nun preach a homily?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Last night the priest saying Mass, said that a nun who was the head of a Theology department at a university could dictate who had faculties to say a homily at the university church. So the such a … Continue reading

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“Oh give me a home….” Nuns on the range.

For your Just Too Cool file…
From CNS:
Benedictine nuns make their home on the range
By Jim West
Catholic News Service
VIRGINIA DALE, Colo. (CNS) — Sister Maria Walburga Schortemeyer is at home wading through the mud and manure of a barnyard in boots, … Continue reading

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Sr. Joan on ‘the soul’

From HuffPo comes this jewel: Sr. Joan Chittister and Oprah!
Take in this incomprehensible babble, perhaps with some popcorn.
I like the expression on Oprah’s face at one point. You can tell that she has no idea what Joan is rambling about. … Continue reading

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Of the LCWR and the end of the CDF “crackdown”

At the conclusion of the CDF investigation of the LCWR, it is interesting to watch the conga line dance threading its delirious way through the liberal catholic MSM led by Fishwrap‘s Tom Fox, AP‘s (not catholic, but liberal) Nicole Winfield and Rachel Zoll, Commonweal‘s … Continue reading

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Vocation as woman religious? Traditional Carmelites nuns.

I get questions from young women interested in religious life but with a traditional expression.   I received this and thought to share it with you.
Hello Fr. Z!
I hope all is going well. When I saw you recently in DC, … Continue reading

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3 March RELEASE – PRE-ORDER new music CD for Easter from Benedictines of Mary

UPDATE:
There is a new video about them.

____ ORIGINAL Published on: Feb 14, 2015 @ 14:47
I announce tidings of joy.   The wonderful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles have a new music CD … for EASTER.  It will be released on … Continue reading

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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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