Sr. Tracey Horan, a GSR contributor, will be presented the 2017 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development on June 14.
Under the guidance of some Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Hogar San Jose de Malambo is home to 140 children from all over the world who were either abandoned by parents or brought to get treatment for life-threatening illnesses that their families could not afford. Just outside Panama City, the orphanage is 127 years old.
Sr. Lorelle Elcock shares with GSR what her parish has done to help Dominican sisters who, despite having fled the Iraqi city of Mosul to escape ISIS, continue their ministries in a refugee camp. Elcock's parish has raised $14,000 for the Dominican sisters.
Malindi, Kenya - Sisters of three congregations run the Pope Francis Rescue Center, caring for young victims of sexual abuse to ensure that they get the psychosocial support they need and that justice is served.
Global Sisters Report spoke with Charity Sr. Virginia Searing, who reflected on decades of work in Guatemala and at the Barbara Ford Peace Center, a nonprofit she co-founded that focuses on human and spiritual development. Searing works to aid the mental health of victims of the Guatemalan civil war.
Convocation of Catholic Leaders: Dominican Sr. Marie Bernadette Thompson will attend the event as part of a Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious delegation.
Appreciation - Friends and colleagues illuminate the character of Adrian Dominican Sr. Nadine Foley, who died May 13. A formidable figure of late-20th-century religious life, she renewed the ancient truths, honored God's design, and governed all things well.
Dominican Sr. Nadine Foley, a former president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious who also served as prioress of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, died May 13 in Adrian, Michigan, at age 93.
Prison Ministry India helps inmates overcome criminal pasts and rejoin mainstream society. More than 4,000 Catholic nuns from 200 congregations volunteer with the ministry across India. Catholic women religious are considered to be the backbone of the prison ministry.
Pleiku City, Vietnam - The homes run by Filles de la Médaille Miraculeuse nuns provide children health care and education, along with opportunities to learn from each other's ethnic traditions. Once grown, the orphans take those skills into their communities.