Category Archives: Women Religious

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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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