See for Yourself - We had a good laugh and I said, "I don't know too much about these beer products, but I'd be glad to help you find something."
Could there be a misunderstanding about the vow of poverty, the option for the poor, and Jesus' stance for the poor?
From NCR - Earlier this month, I received a rather nasty email via my website. On the contact form, the sender stated her "Reason for Contact" as "Affronted Catholic." She had been to NCR's website and read my post-election column.
When I professed vows as a Marianist Sister this past May, I joined a community of not just my own sisters (roughly 350 globally) but an entire, worldwide, Marianist community of roughly one thousand Marianist Brothers and thousands more of committed Marianist laypeople.
You never know where light will appear. Or when. Early morning I sit at a dark upper window facing a wide park and the slow rise of the next street over. There are five houses in a row ascending the hill.
The Life - Too far away. Too close. Culture or charism? Church changes. Lifestyle changes. Holding preferences lightly. The panelists relate what they found most difficult about religious life, both when they entered community and — for some — even now. Influences of culture, of charism, of age all play a role. They addressed this question: What was your most challenging adjustment to religious life?
Several factors have kept African women away from the field of biblical studies. But a new day dawns for women's biblical scholarship in Africa, and with it comes the chance to improve everyday grassroots theology for both women and men throughout the continent.
It's that time of year again: the beginning, the time for taking stock and making resolutions. What great things has God done in me and what would God like to do for and in me this coming year?
U.S. sisters at the U.N. spoke with GSR about their challenges as Americans serving on a global stage during the Trump administration. Sisters sympathize with Americans who are soul searching during this time of deep division. Some suggest that such questions of identity may benefit the U.S. in the long term.
In Conversation - Global Sisters Report columnist Sr. Nancy Sylvester explains contemplation and leads listeners through the setup for a regular meditative practice.