When we started our Lenten Season, on February 26th, little did I/we know the transformation I/we would experience. What began for me as a hospital chaplain, touching hundreds of foreheads with the signing of the cross on Ash Wednesday, ended with me not being able to touch even the people I live with and love.
Introducing Giving Voice's newest Core Team member, Erin McDonald, CSJ! Learn more about how Erin first got involved with Giving Voice, and her hopes for the future.
Our Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Encuentro was inspired by YOU. The idea for this gathering was sparked by numerous conversations around the lack of diversity within our congregations and the challenges we have experienced.
In our new feature “Sisters in the News” we’ll highlights all of the news we can find each month where Sisters are highlighted!
Sisters were asked how their lives have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and how, as sisters, they can respond to the world and live out the gospel.
"As a long-term life strategy, it has its limitations, but there's also a blessing in just focusing on today, and Christ here, now." -Sr. Jeana Visel, OSB
March is International World Social Work month, and it is celebrated in every part of the world. Each continent and country decide what day in the month of March and how to celebrate this great profession. Social workers have been known worldwide as great people who give their best to whatever situation they are in or to whomever they are attending.
A new initiative called Cycling with Sisters is rolling out in North America this year. It is a series of bike rides in which Catholic sisters, friends and neighbors share a pilgrimage of cycling, friendship and prayer.
This year the Giving Voice retreat for sisters in their 20s and 30s filled Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery in Phoenix with 30 participants. This annual gathering in the desert is an oasis in for the youngest members of religious life as we step into a space with peers.
15 sisters in their 40s from 11 congregations and 12 countries came together for a weekend at the CSJ house in Seal Beach, CA. Sisters were energized and touched by wisdom and love.
To celebrate Catholic Sisters Week, once again, Giving Voice will partner with Catholic Theological Union-based organizations Religious Formation Conference, Communicators for Women Religious, National Religious Vocation Conference, and the Center for the Study of Consecrated Life at CTU to put on an event on March 11 at 6pm.