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Celebrate kindness during National Catholic Sisters Week

Celebrate kindness during National Catholic Sisters Week

The Catholic Sisters of the Upper Mississippi River Valley launched a new campaign for National Catholic Sisters Week (March 8 - 14) to encourage people to be kind toward one another. The message – “Kindness: Get in the Habit” – was created to counter the continued...

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March 15: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends. Have you ever been in a situation where this thought came to mind: “Let us build three tents here; I don’t want to leave”? Well, I know I have had some wonderful experiences. The moments were special -- I wished they would go on forever. When I attended...

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Ministry Profile: Sr. Xavier Kozubal

The Privilege of Ministry by Sr. Xavier Kozubal Editor’s note: Sr. Xavier received a BA from Holy Family College (now Holy Family University) in 1966, an MA from Detroit University Mercy in 1968 and a PHD from the University of Maryland in 1975. She entered the CSFN...

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“I want to be a Sister”

“I want to be a sister,” said the little girl who approached Sr. Lucille Madura, CSFN. Sr. Lucille had just arrived at the first full day of the HERE I AM LORD National Vocations Conference at St. Patrick’s Parish in St. Charles, IL and had taken her position at the...

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Celebrate Sisters with us throughout March

While National Catholic Sisters Week is officially only one week long (March 8 – 14), we believe the lives, the ministries and the spirituality of all Catholic sisters are worthy of celebration throughout the month and year. National Catholic Sisters Week is an...

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