It's March and in the New York area where I live that means multiple St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Many of my friends and I refer to ourselves affectionately as Bronx Irish Catholics or BICs. Our childhood memories consist of ceili dances, marching in various parades, and dancing and listening to Irish music. However our elementary school principal, Sr. Catherine Marie Jordan, osu not only taught us about St. Patrick and his connection to Ireland and Catholicism, but also stressed to us that we celebrated this day because St.
Since coming to Kansas City in August to live and discern with the Sisters of Charity, my life has been immersed in learning about the stories of sisters. As a new member to the community I have heard stories from members of the Leavenworth, Kansas based community and have been writing stories about women religious for the National Catholic Reporter.
Vision Space Gathering: This summer (July 5-7, 2014) a gathering of established and committed finally professed women religious generally born between 1955 and 1975 will be taking place in St. Louis, Mo. The group is a peer-led, self-organized space for visioning and fostering future oriented initiatives for religious life, inspired by Giving Voice and its circle process. This group is trusting the Spirit to gather the women who are meant to join this movement. Join the conversation and the first national gathering VisionSpace!