Category Archives: Women Religious

Whole new horizons of theobabble.

On Coast to Coast AM (the radio show) the other night they were talking about Martians living on earth.
As it turns out, Martians mixed it up with the Celts a long time ago. This is why there are Celts with … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, real women religious…

From The Catholic Herald , the UK’s best Catholic weekly, comes this great news about the Nashville Dominicans:
American Dominican Sisters move to Scotland
By MADELEINE TEAHAN
One of the most flourishing religious congregations in America is to establish itself in a … Continue reading

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Does the LCWR have any intention to work with the CDF? No evidence so far.

In the National Catholic Register the expert on what has happened to women religious in the last few decades, Ann Carey, comments on the LCWR.
LCWR 2013 Assembly: Little Evidence Yet of Any Reforms
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Now the question is: How long is the … Continue reading

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LCWR Press Release

The LCWR breaks silence for a post-assembly press release. They rejected me, but I’ll share this anyway.  My emphases and comments:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Leadership Conference of Women Religious Assembly Explores the Needs of the Global Community
[Orlando, FL]  At the annual assembly of … Continue reading

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Of the LCWR and nostril-rings

The Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) reports that the LCWR nuns had a conclave.  I’d report it myself, but the nuns rejected my request for media credentials.
It seems that they locked the doors, posted specially-hired security guards, eschewed wireless microphones, … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking about the LCWR meeting, which – sadly – is in its final hours.

I’ve been thinking about the LCWR meeting, which – sadly – is in its final hours. (Have I mentioned that they rejected me?)
What greater sign that the CDF take-over is really working, and that it is game over for the … Continue reading

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At the LCWR Woodstock in Orlando the sisters learn that “we are stardust”.

The LCWR Woodstock 2013 has begun at Yasgur’s Farm … er… the Caribe Royale Resort near Disney World in Orlando.
Today they had a talk from their featured speaker, Sr. Ilia Delio, OSF.
Excerpts from the National Catholic Register coverage:
LCWR Keynote Speaker … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Sisters react to the election of Pope Francis

This is worth your time.  The Domincan Sister of Mary Mother of the Eucharist react to the election of Pope Francis.   It seems that they had a film crew there while they were working on the production of their … Continue reading

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UPDATE – REVIEW: CD – “Mater Eucharistiae” – Sacred Music from the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist

UPDATE 13 August:
Today is the release date of the disc!
 
ORIGINAL POSTING 31 July 2013
In the past I have brought to your gracious attention the music CDs of the wonderful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles. They have had a couple … Continue reading

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Nuns in Arms! Sr. Fiedler runs down Archbp. Sartain as the LCWR Games begin.

The inimitable Sr. Maureen Fiedler has taken it upon her broad shoulder to be spokesone for the LCWR.
We know that a past mentor of the LCWR is annoyed that Archbp. Sartain (appointed by the CDF to keep his eyes on … Continue reading

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