Two New Pre-Novices arrive in the community of Boston

This week, the community of Boston welcomed our 2 pre-novices--Chelsea and Carly. Both of them arrived safely and with a few days to settle into the novitiate before beginning their 8 day retreat in preparation for their official entrance which will be on Friday October 4th, Feast of St. Francis.I caught up with them after Mass enjoying a cup of coffee with Sr. Christina Miriam and Sr. Laura Fidelis who just made profession a couple months ago.Carly and Chelsea will be joining the Sisters of the...
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Learning the Secrets of Holiness from the Saints!

Sharon DiCecco, host of Radio Maria’s Community in Concert program, invited me on this afternoon’s broadcast to talk about the saints, our call to holiness, and the two books I co-authored with Sr. Mary Lea Hill, Saints Alive! The Faith Proclaimed, and Saints Alive! The Gospel Witnessed. Because of my crazy schedule, we had to pre-record it.I have to say this was the most fun I’ve ever had on an interview. Not only did we not have to worry about ru...
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New Documentary on Religious Life by Imagine Sisters

“Light of Love” is a new 60-minute documentary by Imagine Sisters. What, you ask, is “Imagine Sisters”? And whatever “Imagine Sisters” is, isn’t it bad syntax? “Imagine Sisters” is a movement (begun by Chicago seminarians—out of the goodness of their hearts and under the patronage of St. Therese) to encourage women’s religious vocations.The aim? To SHOW the joy and simplicity of the calling to be a bride of Christ; to be a meeting...
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Pope Francis: Social communications is for bringing others to Christ

Plenary session of the Pontifical Council on Social Communications today; Pope Francis gave a talk which the Vatican news summed up as "communications is for bringing people to Christ": here's the link“The challenge is to rediscover, through the means of social communication as well as by personal contact, the beauty that is at the heart of our existence and our journey, the beauty of faith and of ...
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