Wow, we are already into the first week of Lent and our journey with the ‘BE Attitudes’ shared by our Pope Francis’: “Be Joyful, Be Missionary, Be Merciful, Be Bridge Builders, Be Bold & Creative, Be Witnesses, Be Patient & Persevere.” Let us look at Be Bridge Builders.… Continue Reading
Tyler diocese invites religious to Wellspring retreat
Bishop Joseph E. Strickland and the Diocese of Tyler, TX, recently treated 21 religious women from seven communities — including four CSFNs — to a special retreat celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life. The retreat was “a reflection on the pastoral Letter of the Holy Father Francis to major superiors: ‘To look at the past with gratitude, to live the present with passion, to embrace the future with hope.’”
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On Feb. 1, Sr. Rosalynn Nguyen professed temporary vows for the fifth time at Jesus the Good Shepherd Convent in Grand Prairie, TX. Sr. Rosalynn resides at St. Rita Convent in Fort Worth, TX, and she teaches at Elizabeth Ann Seton Elementary School in Keller, TX.… Continue Reading
Ash Wednesday. Can you believe it? So glad I started preparing for Lent a while back. As we continue the thoughts of our Pope Francis’ ‘BE Attitudes’: “Be Joyful, Be Missionary, Be Merciful, Be Bridge Builders, Be Bold & Creative, Be Witnesses, Be Patient & Persevere,” let us look at ‘Be Merciful.’
The questions that we need to look at during this week are:
Am I Judgmental?… Continue Reading
A great big THANK YOU to ALL of our Benefactors for their generosity in assisting us with hosting our 130th Anniversary Gala: Denim and Diamonds.
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Below is a list of our sponsors.
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From Newtown, CT, to Fort Worth, TX, our sisters have been celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life in their local parishes and diocese, with most of those celebrations occurring Feb. 7-8, when the World Day for Consecrated Life was celebrated in parishes across the U.S.… Continue Reading
“A picture cannot capture the beauty of the country and words cannot begin to explain it.”
So writes Anna Bagienska, a New York college student who accompanied Sr. Mary Frances on the first month of her ministry visit. She met Sr.… Continue Reading
Sr. Mary Jane Hahner finds mission and ministry at Notre Dame
By Sr. Clare Marie Kozicki, CSFN
“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller
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Sr. Thaddeus Rajca penned this article for the weekly bulletin at St. Rose of Lima parish. Excerpts follow:
Consecrated religious are men and women who, by profession of the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, want to imitate Jesus’ total gift of self. … Continue Reading