Religious Sisters

Thumbnail al tamera syriac catholic church in qaraqosh burned and destroyed courtesy of fr roni momika cna After years of exile, Dominican sisters return to Iraq's Nineveh Plain

After three years in exile from Iraq's Nineveh Plain while it was occupied by the Islamic State, the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena...

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Thumbnail sr albert marie surmanski photo  1 A New Guide to Living a Marian Life

“By a singular gift of God’s grace, no one other than her Son was ever so meek, humble, or grace-filled as the Blessed Virgin,” a new Manual for...

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Thumbnail the keepers credit netflix cna Archdiocese speaks ahead of Netflix series on murdered nun

Baltimore, Md., May 17, 2017 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- No one knows who killed Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik. A young nun who was on a year’s...

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Thumbnail eucharistic communicators of the heavenly father Are these quite possibly the world's happiest nuns?

Cali, Colombia, Jul 13, 2016 / 06:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Watch them sing, and you might be convinced of it. The Eucharistic Communicators of the...

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Thumbnail l r top left image sr bernadetta boggia sr olga raschietti and sr lucia pulici at work in berundi photo courtesy of xaverian missionaries cna 9 11 14 Brutally slain nuns recalled as women 'enamored' with God

Remembering the lives of the three Xaverian Missionary nuns murdered in Burundi over the weekend, the order’s vicar general hailed them as simple...

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Thumbnail nun 2 at the prayer vigil for consecrated life in st peters square jan 28 2016 credit alexey gotovskiy cna Contemplative religious sisters are coming to this English diocese

The Diocese of Lancaster announced Friday that the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus Christ Sovereign Priest, an order of contemplative...

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Thumbnail corita book Corita Kent’s passions were creativity, transformation and love

Author and art historian April Dammann’s new biography of Corita Kent, known for most her career as Sister Mary Corita, traces the actions of these...

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Thumbnail mother angelica 1 credit ewtn cna 2 4 16 Count on it: Mother Angelica will always be with EWTN, says CEO

Fans of Mother Angelica should know that her influence will not wane at EWTN, where she will always have a place, said the network’s CEO during the...

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Thumbnail religious sisters take part in a eucharistic procession to the basilica of st mary major on june 19 2014 credit daniel ibez cna cna 6 19 14 Final report: Vatican thanks women religious, stresses focus on Christ

The Vatican has published the results of its apostolic visitation examining the quality of religious communities across the U.S. in a report...

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Thumbnail religious sisters  nuns los angeles Foreign nuns, priests embody historic opportunity for U.S. Church

If American Catholicism has an Achille’s heel, it’s sometimes an attenuated sense of how we fit into the rest of the Catholic world. A bit of basic...

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Thumbnail memorial mass 5 for mother angelica at our lady of the angels chapel on march 30 2016 credit ewtn cna 3 30 16 1 Funeral marks Mother Angelica's life as a 'faithful bride' to Jesus

Mother Angelica’s life must be viewed in reference to Jesus, the homilist at her funeral Mass said on Friday. “We cannot understand Mother...

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Thumbnail 20170811t1050 0629 cns pakistan funeral pfau German nun renowned for treating lepers in Pakistan dies at 87

Sr. Ruth Pfau, a German-born Catholic missionary who devoted her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan, died Thursday at the age of 87. A few...

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Thumbnail sad woman credit antonio guillem shutterstock cna How a nun's home is helping girls freed from sex trafficking

Baton Rouge, La., May 26, 2017 / 03:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are...

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Thumbnail caroling at ephesus cover cna How to celebrate Christmas with Benedictine nuns

Kansas City, Mo., Dec 4, 2016 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Christmas season approaches, the hit-making community of Benedictine nuns based...

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Thumbnail sister alice marie quinn In memory of Sister Alice Marie

Sister Alice Maire Quinn, a Daughter of Charity, founded St. Vincent Meal on Wheels in 1977 and continued bringing love to those in need into her...

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Thumbnail nun credit milkovasa via shutterstock cna Iraqi nun: We pray for ISIS militants. It helps us forgive.

Three years ago, there were 73 nuns with the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena living in Kurdistan. Since the Islamic State captured...

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Thumbnail sister lee hee jung speaks with cna on aug 17 2014 about her audience with pope francis credit lauren cater cna Korean nuns voice joy, gratitude for audience with pope

Two Korean nuns have expressed their excitement at having participated in an audience with Pope Francis, stating that his words on poverty and the...

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Thumbnail venerable henriette delille public domain wikipedia cna Meet the Creole nun who risked her life to teach slaves

New Orleans, La., Feb 12, 2017 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Venerable Henriette DeLille, born a “free woman of color” before the Civil War, had all...

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