GSR Today - One thing that is certain about the presidency of Donald Trump: It has caused millions of people to find a new voice in protest. And among them are women religious. Let's be clear: Sisters have always had a voice — and a powerful one — and they've never been afraid to use it.
See for Yourself - Planning a Mass where the bishop is presiding can be complicated and bring certain changes a congregation might not be used to.
GSR Today - Sr. Charmaine Krohe and Sr. Arlene Flaherty, told me that partnering with Beyond Borders is a way for the Atlantic-Midwest Province to have an impact in Haiti without, as Flaherty called it, "putting boots on the ground."
GSR Today - In its three years of existence, the International Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking has shown remarkable growth.
See for Yourself - "I'm going to have a lot of cans to open," the bargain-hunter said as she placed four more cans of chicken broth in her cart in the grocery aisle where I happened to be.
Notes from the Field - I notice the injustices in the world around me a lot more. I notice the people around me a lot more — the people I interact with on a daily basis, but also the people I pass by and never speak to.
GSR Today - "Please remember that you have allies here." A sample letter may inspire you to reach out to Muslim neighbors with a simple message: We see how Muslims are being treated, and we don't like it.
GSR Today - There are 2.4 million trafficking victims globally. With regional and national organizations that provide support for smaller groups and ministries, sisters around the world are working together to save victims, operating safe houses, rehabilitation programs, educational programs, and public campaigns.
See for Yourself - I'm very much like nature in the winter. Instead of blooming today, I'm always thinking ahead: What am I teaching next week? Am I ready for the meeting on Friday?
Notes from the Field - Most people would agree that time flies. But for me, it did not. My year of service was slow. The year never seemed to end, but I appreciated that I had more time to enjoy the year and to do the work that I set out to accomplish.
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