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Category Archives: Consecrated Life

Theology of the Body Congress: Hope for a Broken World

There is no denying that our world is broken. We only have to turn on the television or read the news online or in print to knowRead more »

World Day for Consecrated Life: A Fitting End to the Year of Consecrated Life

Since 1997, the Church has celebrated the vocations of men and women religious with a special day of prayer. This World Day for ConsecratedRead more »

The Year of Consecrated Life: What Does it Mean to You?

In 2013, Pope Francis called for a Year of Consecrated Life to recognize the selfless work and inspiring lives of all men and womenRead more »

Interview with Sr. Maria Gemma, OP: Year of Consecrated Life

Welcome to the 11th installment of our series for the Year of Consecrated Life. While I know everyone’s focus is starting to turn toRead more »

Interview with Sr. Mary Rose, TOR: Year of Consecrated Life

It is once again time to meet and get to know a consecrated religious for this Year of Consecrated Life that we are still in.Read more »

Interview with Sr. Mary Beth Kozlowski, SDSH: Year of Consecrated Life

Today we continue our series in honor of the Year of Consecrated Life with our ninth interview. A friend of mine introduced me to Sr. MaryRead more »

Interview with Fr. Meinrad Brune, OSB: Year of Consecrated Life

I was pleased to have Fr. Meinrad Brune, OSB agree to an interview for this series in honor of the Year of Consecrated Life. Fr.Read more »

Interview with Sr. Joseph Marie, OP: Year of Consecrated Life

Welcome once again to another post in our series for the Year of Consecrated Life. I have really enjoyed putting these posts together andRead more »

No, Son, You CAN’T Be Whatever You Want

One thing most loving parents say to their kids at one time or another is, “Honey, you can be anything you want to be when you grow up!”Read more »

Interview with Sr. Patricia Cushing, SJW: Year of Consecrated Life

I was thrilled when I heard from Sister Patricia that she was going to participate in this interview series for the Year of ConsecratedRead more »

Interview with Sr. Marie-Aimée, OCD: Year of Consecrated Life

Today we continue our series in honor of the Year of Consecrated Life with a sister from the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart ofRead more »

Interview with Sr. Constance, Little Sisters of the Poor: Year of Consecrated Life

When Sr. Constance of the Little Sisters of the Poor agreed to an interview with Catholic Sistas for the Year of Consecrated Life, I had noRead more »

Interview with Bernadette Snyder, Consecrated Virgin: Year of Consecrated Life

One of the beauties of the Catholic Church is how diverse an institution it is. We have clergy who are celibate and clergy who areRead more »

Interview with Sr. Georgette Andrade, SSC: Year of Consecrated Life

This month I have the honor of sharing with you my interview with Sr. Georgette Andrade, SSC. Sr. Georgette and I have known each otherRead more »

Interview with Sr. Anne Joan, FSP: Year of Consecrated Life

Last month I wrote about the beginning of the Year of Consecrated Life and promised that I would be interviewing men and women inRead more »