July 21: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Well after a long month of travel I am back at my own desk. Much has happened and it is grand to be able to celebrate life! Service weeks, visiting, National Community Assembly, fundraiser for Forward in Health and a Vocation Day at Notre Dame rounded...

M. Jana ‘on the road to Nazareth’ around the globe…

…visiting CSFN ministries in Ghana, Belarus, Philippines, Ukraine – and Ghana again during first half of 2016. M. Jana Zawieja, superior general of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, has been ‘on the road to Nazareth’ the first six months of 2016, visiting...

July 14: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, My long month of travel and ministry is coming to an end. It has been a time of observing many people and many activities. The one thing that continues to show up is the fact that all humans want to be listened to and prayed for. Sometimes their requests...

July 7: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, I am still on the road. I am taking advantage of travel and seeing old friends and it has been good. In the many conversations I had, I realized several things. It is good to connect with friends, people need to know that they are good and not failures...

Praying for Peace – Peace & Justice newsletter

By Sr. Maria Kruszewski, CSFN “Our chaplain Father David Moczulski, OFM composed the attached prayer service which he celebrated in the hospital where he serves as chaplain and in the chapel of Holy Family Manor. The service honors the victims of the June mass...
Loving Mercy CREW 2016

Loving Mercy CREW 2016

CREW 2016 took a page from Pope Francis and the Year of Mercy, with participants living out the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy as only the annual CREW experience can. Participants in the Loving Mercy Crew 2016 spent June 20-24 engaged in service projects and...

June 30: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Yesterday was the great feast of Saints Peter and Paul. Hope you had a great day! As for me, I hear the flight attendant saying ‘in case of an emergency put your oxygen mask on first’. No, I am not flying anywhere again; I am safe and sound on the Jersey...

Sr. Jolanta Polak (1921-2016)

March 3, 1921 – March 14, 2016 When she celebrated her 75th jubilee as a Sister of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Sr. Jolanta Polak said that love of art and love of the Lord had been the hallmarks of her religious life. A native of Cicero, IL, the youngest of...