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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 »

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 »

Pope Francis Declares A Year of Consecrated Life

Did you know that Pope Francis declared that we should celebrate the consecrated life this year? I will admit that I did not hear aboutRead more »