When a Kansas City-based congregation of sisters hosted two groups of university students in search of an atypical spring break service experience, both the sisters and students got a boost.
An energetic crowd of over 100 people celebrated National Catholic Sisters Week at an intergenerational seminar, "Race and Grace: Let's Talk About It," on March 12 at Mount Augustine in Richfield, Ohio. The event was one of over 150 held nationally March 8-14 to celebrate the contributions of Catholic sisters.
Three sisters from around the country came together online March 8 to share their best memories, enthusiasm and hopes for religious life in honor of National Catholic Sisters Week.
It happens over and over: Young women who have never spent time with a woman religious meet a sister and almost instantly find a strong, almost inexplicable connection, despite her initial thoughts that they would have nothing in common.