Sr. Elizabeth Thoman altered the course of my life

Appreciation - A member of the Congregation of the Humility of Mary and founder of the Center for Media Literacy, Liz let us see the media world critically and creatively. The inspiration I drew from my providential encounters with her at meetings for Catholic communicators led to institutionalizing media literacy as one of the key works of the Daughters of St. Paul.

Canossian Sisters' tuberculosis clinic in Philippines has success with personal touch

It is mid-morning on a warm Friday in the Philippines capital of Manila, and dozens of patients are already in the waiting room. A nurse uses a microphone to remind them that there is a queue and everyone will get their chance to consult with the doctor. The Canossa Health and Social Center serves as an oasis of calm and order in the slums of Tondo, one of the most economically poor sections of the city of 1.7 million people.