Feb. 15: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, As I am writing this reflection, many people are celebrating Valentine’s Day. I spent time with my friends who are celebrating their wedding anniversary today, and I have the great opportunity to visit with my sister who is recovering from major...

Profile: Sr. Ignatius Remian

Eight decades of religious life: Sr. Ignatius Remian of Our Mother of Perpetual Help By Sr. Michele Vincent Fisher, Provincial Councilor She’ll tell you that she can no longer see, and that blindness has taken the light from her eyes, yet the light from within Sr....

Chicago Tribune features CSFN sisters in article, video

Chicago Tribune reporter Manya Brachear Pashman and photographer Zbigniew Bzdak interviewed Srs. Stella Louise Slomka, Ann Marie Cwick, Kathleen Stadler, Michael Marie Franzak and Regina Jaszwinski about their roles at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center. The...

Feb. 8: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Howdy from Texas! I’m at Texas A&M for a Busy Student Retreat this week. The sun is finally shining here. And, I am journeying with a group of seven wonderful women. It has been a blessed adventure. Part of my journey was a stop to visit our sisters...
Pray with us for all our religious sisters

Pray with us for all our religious sisters

On the World Day for Consecrated Life, February 2, we ask you to pray with us for all those who have made commitments in the consecrated life. May they continue to be inspired by Jesus Christ and respond generously to God’s gift of their vocation. (Click here...

Feb. 1: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, I love movies. Although I don’t go to the theater often, we do get to see some great ones in our home. This week, as I was praying about what to write for this week’s reflection, I thought of the Beatitudes from the past week’s scripture readings....

CSFNs in Philadelphia celebrate Vietnamese New Year

Tết or Vietnamese New Year is an important celebration in the Vietnamese culture. Sr. Julianna Tran compared the holiday to the American Thanksgiving celebration with its particular emphasis on family. Special foods such as sticky rice are prepared for Tết....