Posts from October 2013

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Recent Film about Contemporary Catholic Sisters: “Light of Love”

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In early September, the film “Light of Love” (1:06:17) was released as part of the Imagine Sisters Movement aimed at supporting women’s vocations to religious life. The film opens with a Franciscan Sister of the Martyr Saint George repeating the interviewer’s question: “why would someone want to be a sister?”  This question captures the goal of […]

American Missionary Professes Perpetual Vows in the Netherlands

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On the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, many our sisters professed perpetual vows worldwide; among them was one of our own American sisters in the Netherlands. Mother Maria Nadiya Beznadiynych Rozak (“Hope of the Hopeless” in Ukrainian, her father’s family origin) is an American missionary from Philadelphia who is currently the superior […]

Pope Francis and the Cross of Matara

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On September 7, 2013, Mr. and Mrs. Pliauzer of Buenos Aires, friends of our Religious Family, were able to participate in the Holy Mass with the Holy Father in the Chapel of the Domus Sanctae Martae at the Vatican. In anticipation of the possibility of greeting His Holiness personally, they had prepared a special gift […]