Category Archives: Women Religious

A study of the Sinsinawa Dominicans (hint: LCWR). Read and weep.

One of the stranger groups of women religious who belong to the LCWR crowd are the Sinsinawa Domincans, whose motherhouse is in southern Wisconsin, in the Diocese of Madison.
You might review my post NUNS GONE WILD for a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Sr. Margaret Farley endores the same things that got the Australian priest excommunicated

Here is your Sr. Margaret Farley update!
Yes, she managed to get back into the news.  Go to the site of the Cardinal Newman Society, whose feed I am delighted to have on my side bar. Check it out.
And check this … Continue reading

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Sr. Maureen Fiedler may have some anger issues

I have mentioned a couple times that liberals and (this is just a subgroup) feminists (meaning LCWR types) will eventually turn on Pope Francis.  HERE and HERE
You may recall that on 3 April, last, I wrote:
“Feminists and proponents of women’s … Continue reading

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Next years’s LCWR Assembly Speaker chosen already?

A while back I opined (HERE) about the LCWR assembly speakers:
How do we explain the antics of the LCWR nuns?
I have the impression that – and mothers can correct me about the right age for this sort of thing – … Continue reading

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Sr. Joan’s moral equivalence between Archbp. Sartain’s view of Mary and Islamic “Fulla” doll.

When an organization needs to deflect or obfuscate or change the subject (because things are going wrong), it uses surrogates.
Does Sr. Joan Chittister speak for the LCWR? Is she one of their surrogates? Sr. Zinn at the LCWR should clarify … Continue reading

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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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