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Serving with the Sisters in Philadelphia

Sr. Theresita Donach, national vocation director for the CSFNs, was part of a group of Philadelphia vocation directors who organized a special service project as an outreach program for the 2015 Year of Consecrated Life. “We were low-key, but I thi... Read More...
May 15, 2015

Students ‘Spring into Service’ with the CSFNs

Students, teachers from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Philadelphia spend spring break with the CSFNs During Easter Week, April 6-10, 10 high school girls and two teachers from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Philadelphia spent their spring break with... Read More...
April 14, 2015

Journey to Easter across the Province

From Fort Worth to Jerusalem The Triduum and Easter are the most sacred days on the Christian calendar, and here we share with you some of the ways the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth kept watch with the Church worldwide.  Our sisters create... Read More...
April 14, 2015

Midwest sisters share charism, prayers at vocation conference

Celebrating Catholic Sisters Week at vocation conference This was Province Vocation Director Sr. Theresita Donach’s second year at the largest parish-based vocation conference in the U.S. — HERE I AM LORD at St. Patrick Parish in St. Charles, IL... Read More...
March 15, 2015

Associates join sisters at celebrations across the Province

In Grand Prairie, TX: On Sunday, March 1, members of the Association of the Holy Family in Dallas – parents and children – descended on Jesus the Good Shepherd Convent for their 3rd annual Operation Cookie. They spent the afternoon baking cookie... Read More...
March 15, 2015

We were there! National Catholic Sisters Week

Holy Family Province sponsored two participants at the weekend kick-off for the second annual National Catholic Sisters Week — Sr. Maria Sophia Gerlach and Alicia Alvarado, both students at Holy Family University. They took part in the first dis... Read More...
March 14, 2015

Tyler, TX Open House

A good time was had by all! As part of their local celebration for the Year of Consecrated Life, our sisters in Tyler, TX,  held an open house on Saturday, Feb. 21.  The four-hour event stretched into six hours of socializing, Sr. Irene Asztembors... Read More...
March 03, 2015

Winter around the Province

Winter has packed a wallop this year for much of the East Coast, Midwest and even the South.  Here’s a glimpse of its impact around the province in late February.   Read More...
February 27, 2015

Sisters celebrate World Day for Consecrated Life

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 par... Read More...
February 17, 2015

CSFNs share their stories with St. Rose of Lima parishioners

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’... Read More...
February 13, 2015

Celebrating Consecrated Life in Chicago

More than 500 religious women and men gathered at St. John Brebeuf parish last Saturday, Feb. 7, to celebrate World Day of Consecrated Life. Large number of CSFNs participated in this gathering this year. Photos by Srs. Angela Szczawinska and Gabr... Read More...
February 08, 2015

Denim & Diamonds - a sparkling success

The 2015 edition of the CSFN Gala sparkled in all departments — the festive air, the food, music, live and silent auctions, and most importantly — the guests and the sisters. This special event, marking the 130th anniversary of the CSFNs in th... Read More...
January 30, 2015

Allegheny students spend winter break with CSFNs

For the second consecutive January, students from the Newman Club at Allegheny College  in Meadville, PA, spent part of their winter break with the CSFNs at their Provincialate in Des Plaines. Their week was spent in community and prayer with the si... Read More...
January 17, 2015

CSFNs kick off YCL with religious from the area

Across the U.S., religious women and men are planning special events and celebrating their ‘regular’ calendar events in the spirit of the 2015 Year of Consecrated Life. For the CSFNs in Des Plaines, IL, the evening of Jan. 7 was one of those spec... Read More...
January 16, 2015

Keeping Christmas in Philly...

... at Mary of Nazareth Convent Like that famous character from Dickens, our sisters at Mary of Nazareth Convent know how ‘to keep Christmas,’ and they shared photos to underscore that message.  (CSFN photos) Read More...
January 05, 2015

All-night vigil at Byzantine Catholic church

Sharing ‘Faces of Catholicism’ The mid-September overnight vigil at St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church in Pittsburgh was “a first of its kind,” Sr. Celeste Hupert notes, “beginning with 4 pm Mass Saturday and concluding at noon ... Read More...
November 21, 2014

Sisters welcome new affiliate, Teresa Tran

On Sunday, Nov. 16, Teresa Tran was welcomed as an affiliate of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth at a ceremony at the CSFNs’ Jesus the Good Shepherd Convent in Grand Prairie, TX.  Teresa, a pharmacist and Dallas resident, will reside wit... Read More...
November 20, 2014

Making it real for parish teens

Nineteen youths from St. James Parish in suburban Chicago braved the coldest night of fall 2014 last Saturday, camping out in cardboard boxes and sleeping bags in the parish courtyard. Sr. Faustina Ferko, the director of youth ministry at St. Jame... Read More...
October 21, 2014

2 CSFNs ‘star’ in TV commercials

Retirement Fund for Religious taps Srs. Benedicta & Gemma for campaign commercials Two CSFNs had an ‘excellent adventure’ this summer, taping several public service announcements (PSAs) for the annual Retirement Fund for Religious (RFR) camp... Read More...
September 26, 2014

Dedication of the new Holy Family Academy in Pittsburgh

On Aug. 27, nine days after the first day of school at the new Holy Family Academy (HFA), the Most Rev. David A. Zubik, bishop of Pittsburgh, presided at the opening Mass and dedication. Some 80 students are enrolled in the inaugural class, slated to... Read More...
September 05, 2014

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