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Card. Grech Releases Letter to Monastic and Contemplative Communities

2021-09-07T14:35:34+00:00Sep 7, 2021|Categories: In the News|Tags: |

Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, released a letter to monastic and contemplative communities on August 28, 2021, urging them to pray for the Synod of Bishops. Card. Grech focused on three words - listening, conversion, and communion - as closely tied to contemplative life and essential for [...]

In Memoriam: +Fr. Joseph Koterski, SJ

2021-08-11T20:01:55+00:00Aug 11, 2021|Categories: In the News|

Review for Religious mourns the sudden loss of editorial board member and guest editor of our first special issue, Fr. Joseph Koterski, SJ. He died unexpectedly on August 9th, 2021. Fr. Koterski was a well-noted intellectual, teaching and writing on Aristotle, natural law, and medieval philosophy, among other topics. He [...]

The Mystery of Call

2021-08-09T20:32:06+00:00Aug 9, 2021|Categories: Art & Essays|

This talk, originally given as a plenary address at the Religious Brothers Conference on July 13th, 2021, has been revised into essay form. In it, Br. Jack Henn, GHM reflects on his 45 years as a religious brother, sharing some of his joys, struggles, and hope for the future [...]

Link Roundup: Sisters and Social Justice

2021-07-27T17:41:06+00:00Jul 27, 2021|Categories: In the News|

Sisters around the world have long been at the forefront of social justice work. Here's a link roundup on some of their recent efforts: Talitha Kum, a network led by sisters via UISG, launched a new anti-trafficking campaign called "Care Against Trafficking" which aims to dismantle the structures which lead [...]

Rebel Hearts Review

2021-07-17T13:48:57+00:00Jul 17, 2021|Categories: Art & Essays|

Pedro Kos's recent documentary on the IHM nuns of southern California, Rebel Hearts, deftly utilizes binaries to examine the congregation as it discerned how to deal with the tumult of the 1960s, Vatican II, and significant conflicts with their local cardinal-bishop. In this review, Bethany J. Welch, PhD reflects [...]

Link Roundup: Interculturality in Religious Life

2021-07-03T12:48:13+00:00Jul 3, 2021|Categories: In the News|

Interculturality was recently featured during a webinar by the Union of International Superior Generals in Rome. During the talk, Sr. Patricia Murray, IBVM, the Executive Secretary of UISG spoke at length on the difficulties and opportunities interculturality presents. She noted that interculturality impacts nearly every part of a congregation, even [...]

Knowing Your Aspirants

2021-06-28T13:28:40+00:00Jun 24, 2021|Categories: Art & Essays|

What are some tested practices and questions a vocation promoter might use when speaking with people who are interested in religious life? In this essay, Br. Tom Kearney, CFC reflects on his years of experience as a vocation promoter and shares some of his best practices for ensuring that [...]

Recent Nun/Sister Vocation Stories

2021-06-11T14:44:31+00:00Jun 11, 2021|Categories: In the News|

Here's a roundup of four vocation stories, three on contemplative nuns and one from a sister in an apostolic order. First, Sr. Mary Joseph of the Trinity, OCD, died on June 6th, 2021. Before entering the monastery, she was Ann Russell Miller, a wealthy and well-connected San Francisco socialite. One [...]

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2021-06-07T15:12:10+00:00Jun 7, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

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