Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out Sister Paris and staff are entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a time in their lives when they are most vulnerable, emotionally and physically.read more
“My education and my ministry experience has enabled me to use my gifts and talents in ways I never imagined and yet the Spirit continues to bless me with faith, strength of character and an ability to serve my people and the family of God.”read more
Inter-novitiates experience a meaningful retreat to broaden growth and understanding of psycho-spirituality
It was a great privilege for us to have the Inter- Novitiate program in Nazareth Convent, Mokama. We commenced our program on 25th of July and concluded it with the Eucharistic Celebrations on 29th of July. Fifty Novices from five Congregations- Sisters of Notre Dame, Congregations of Jesus, Holy Cross, Sacred Heart and we the SCN Novices attended the program.read more
What am I most excited about in the future of religious life is meeting new people and developing relationships as well as deepening my friendships with the ones I already know. I am excited about the personal & spiritual growth I am experiencing.Judy Donohue
I am most excited about the inter-nationality of our future. The cultural diversity and cross-cultural dimensions of our communities are inviting us to think and act in much broader ways. This richness is exciting to me!Marie Flowers
I am excited about the newness and creative ways that religious life can grow and develop as we move with the signs of the time.Carlette Gentle
As I consider the future of religious life I am excited about the opportunities we’ll have to collaborate in ministry and experience community living together across the Federation.Paris Slapikas
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of Catholic Sisters say that someone encouraged them to consider a vocation.
of the recently professed have college degrees, including 19% with master’s degrees and 5% with doctoral equivalent.
of Catholic sisters (new members) first considered religious life by age 21.
of young members cite a desire to be of service.
The Vitality of Catholic Sisters
Catholic Sisters are dynamic and passionate, dedicated to diverse ministries and charisms, lived out in community. Their devotion is carried out in myriad ways, whether in prayer, action, leadership or service. The We Are Sisters logo and initiative breaks stereotypes by capturing the diverse lives of women religious brought together by the unifying presence of Christ. We Are Sisters communicates and celebrates the vitality and impact of Catholic Sisters in the United States. Learn more.
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