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July 17: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, And the journey continues. I am almost home, after traveling since June 18th! Just 2 more places to be (The Cenacle for a 2 day workshop; Notre Dame for a day of discernment for women) and then Home Sweet Home on July 21!… Continue Reading

July 9: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, This past week while I was doing an errand with a friend, we started talking about social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. Both of us are on Facebook and then she asked me about Twitter.  I must admit I don’t have an account and don’t know much about it but I glibly answered “I don’t want to follow anyone else but Jesus!” We both laughed at first and then I began to think about what I had said.… Continue Reading

About the USCCB National Migration Conference

As the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth continue to pray for immigration reform, we want to share this news from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops with our visitors and friends. USCCB expects more than 800 to participate in its National Migration Conference Participants to advocate on Capitol Hill on immigration, refugee and anti-trafficking issues Message of compassion and justice to be sent to lawmakers [Read more]… Continue Reading

CREW 2014: We are F-A-M-I-L-Y!

The Vocation team’s 2014 CREW (that’s Community Rocks Everyone’s World) just battened down the hatches after another successful week of building community with high school students, college-age women and our sisters in Philadelphia. Theme for the 2014 week, June 22-28, was “We are Family,” with a focus on building  community within our families, schools, parishes, friends, interest groups — in all the ways we stay connected to each other and God. … Continue Reading

July 2: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, “God is good , all the time; all the time God is good! So many things have happened this past week, but I want to share with you this latest workings of the spirit. After CREW I began traveling back to my stomping grounds in MA and RI.… Continue Reading

June 26: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Some of you were asking for the swim suit edition of Wednesday Reflection. Well here it is. Today our C.R.E.W. Team (Community Rocks Everyone’s World) spent the day at Long Beach Island, NJ. This was after 2 days of many hours of service.… Continue Reading

Sr. Faustina’s First Vows

On Sunday, June 15, Sr. Faustina Ferko made her first vows. The ceremony took place at the Des Plaines provincialate chapel. (Photos by Srs. Gabriela Duszynska and Angela Szczawinska) [Show as slideshow]… Continue Reading

New issue of Peace and Justice newsletter

Visit the newsletter section of our website to read the June issue of the Peace and Justice newsletter. Click here.… Continue Reading

June 19: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, What do Father’s Day, Trinity Sunday, and First Profession have as a common denominator? Well for us here at Holy Family Province Provincialate, on June 15th we celebrated all three. I will say that Father’s Day and Trinity Sunday were overshadowed by the First Profession of Sister Faustina, and yet all were connected as it was a day filled with love.… Continue Reading

June 12: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, I love stories! I can imagine myself with Sophia from Golden Girls saying “Picture this, Des Plaines, 2014…” That was what I was thinking when I heard last week’s readings. What came into my mind first was a favorite Russian folk tale called Vasalisa and her Magic Doll by Rita Grauer.… Continue Reading